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Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatality


Date / Time of Release: February 9, 2019 0315 hours

Incident: Traffic Fatality

Location: NE Lincoln Cir N and 4th Street North

Date / Time of Incident: February 8, 2019 2018 hours

Brief Description of Incident:
A blue, 2016 Nissan sedan was northbound on 4th Street North, approaching the intersection of NE Lincoln Circle North. A female pedestrian, entered the roadway on 4th Street North. The front of the Nissan struck the pedestrian, throwing her to the roadway. The pedestrian was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg and was later pronounced dead. The driver is cooperating with officers. The investigation is still ongoing.

Next of Kin Notified:
Release Prepared by: Officer Jill Cox (TH4)

For more information, please contact the St. Petersburg Police Public Information Office at 727-893-7550 during normal business hours; weekdays from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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February 8, 2019

Vehicle vs Pedestrian Fatality

At 8:18 p.m. police responded to an Altima that struck a pedestrian on 4th St. N. near Lincoln Circle. The victim, an adult woman, was pronounced dead at Bayfront Health.

The driver stopped and is cooperating with investigators.

All lanes of 4th St N. are closed , north and southbound, between 62nd Ave., North and Mystic Lake Dr., North. They will remain closed for several hours for the investigation.

I will send an update as soon as I have any additional details to release, but I don’t anticipate anything else until early morning.

Report 2019-005918