St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2024-
Date of original release: 06-07-24

Fatal Vehicle versus Pedestrian Crash

Release updated on 06-07-24 1:21 p.m.

The victim in the fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash on Sunshine Skyway Lane South this morning has been identified as 83-year-old Danilo Aguero Tamayo (DOB 01/20/1941) of St. Petersburg.

Release posted on 06-07-24 10:46 a.m.

Shortly after 7:45 a.m. today, St. Petersburg police officers responded to the scene of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash in the 7200 block of Sunshine Skyway Lane South.

A preliminary investigation revealed a blue Honda CRV struck the victim as he was walking across Sunshine Skyway Lane South. The victim is described as an older man. He was transported to Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital, where he died.

The Honda driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Lanes in both directions on Sunshine Skyway Lane South were shut down for the crash investigation, but has recently reopened.

Sunshine Skyway Lane South is a corridor on the south end of the city and east of Interstate 275 with access to several condominium and townhouse communities north of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. (The incident did not occur on the bridge).

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YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer