St. Petersburg Police Press Release

Chief of Police
1301 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705

(727) 893-7550


For Immediate Release
Report number: 2021-016701
Date of original release: 05-05-21

Fatal Crash

Released posted on 05-05-21 at 8:24 a.m.

Tuesday, May 4, at about 5:45 p.m., a 2015 Toyota Camry driven by Wayne Hoyle (DOB 3-31-63), of St. Pete Beach, was westbound on 4th Avenue North. Hoyle failed to yield and drove into the path of a Cadillac that was northbound on 49th Street, and crashing.

Hoyle was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries. The driver of the other car had non-life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol did not play a role in this crash. The crash is still under investigation.

St. Petersburg Police Media Relations - (727) 893-7550
YOLANDA FERNANDEZ - Public Information Officer