ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A St. Pete Beach man was killed and a St. Petersburg woman seriously injured in a crash that happened around 4:30 am on Saturday.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the car was traveling southbound on I-275, along the exit ramp to 54th Avenue North, when the driver lost control of the vehicle for unknown reason.
Troopers say the vehicle departed the roadway and collided with a tree along the east shoulder of the ramp.
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The passenger traveling in the car, 48-year-old male, suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.
The driver, a 36-year-old St. Petersburg woman, suffered serious injuries in the crash. Troopers say bot occupants were wearing seatbelts.
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