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: 06-26-24

Fatal Hit and Run Involving a Pedestrian

Release updated on 06-26-24 at 10:44 p.m.

Update: Rosalyn Fuller has come forward to speak with police.

Police are still actively investigating to determine who was driving the car that hit Kathy Repke.

Release updated on 06-26-24 at 8:27 a.m.

Updated name spelling: Kathy Repke (06/24/1962)

Release posted on 06-26-24 at 8:05 a.m.

On June 25th at 9:22 pm, Kathy Ripke (06/24/1962) was in a marked crosswalk, traveling from east to west in the 6900-BLK of 4th Street North. Ripke was struck by a vehicle as she was crossing the roadway. The driver who struck her left without rendering aid or contacting police.

Ripke was transported to Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg where she was pronounced dead.

St. Petersburg Police Investigators are attempting to locate Rosalyn Fuller, age 58, who investigators believe has information that could help with this investigation.

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact SPPD at 727-893-7780 or to remain anonymous, text "SPPD + your tip" to TIP411.

Rosalyn Fuller

Rosalyn Fuller

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