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Investigators Still Seeking Witnesses In Illegal St. Pete Street Racing Crash That Killed Teen

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Although arrests have been made in this case, traffic Investigators are still seeking the public’s help in the street racing crash that killed 13-year-old Ethan Julio Martin.

On Saturday night, January 28th, a crowd had gathered on 28th Street North near 110th Avenue North for illegal street racing. 

Johnny Julio Martin brought his 13-year-old son, Ethan Julio Martin, to attend the event.

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At 12:35 a.m., the teen crossed 28th Street into the path of a motorcycle traveling more than 100 m.p.h.

The motorcycle struck and killed Ethan and also injured a bystander.

Johnny Julio Martin, the father of the 13-year-old who was struck by a motorcycle and died on January 29th, has been arrested.

Carlos Fernandez, the driver of the motorcycle, and Allan Boreland Jr., the owner of the motorcycle.  Fernandez and Boreland turned themselves into the Pinellas County Deputies in February.

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“Although arrests have been made in this case, traffic Investigators are still seeking the public’s help. If you are someone with information and may have witnessed this incident, please contact SPPD Investigator Bond at 727-893-4278,” said SPPD.

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