POLICE: 2 Killed in Stolen Car Crash in St. Petersburg

POLICE: 2 Killed in Stolen Car Crash in St. Petersburg
Two killed in St. Petersburg crash; portion of 38th Avenue N closed
Police said the driver of the stolen 2016 Mazda Miata was westbound on 38th Avenue North just before 3:30 a.m. and lost control of the vehicle while speeding toward the intersection at 49th Street North. 

The crash, which closed a section of 38th Avenue for several hours, remains under investigation. 

ST. PETERSBURG (FOX 13) – Two people are dead after a stolen car slammed into a tree in St. Pete, then caught fire.

This crash is still under investigation, but preliminary information indicates that a white 2016 Mazda Miata was westbound at a high rate of speed on 38th Ave North.

The crash happened just after 3 a.m. at 38th Avenue noNrth and 49th Street norNth.  Police say the stolen Mazda Miata was westbound “at a high rate of speed” on 38th when the driver lost control.

As it was approaching 49th Street North, the driver lost control, swerved off the road and hit a tree.  The car immediately caught  fire.


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