St. Petersburg, FL (June 29, 2020) - Police are investigating following a fatal crash in St. Petersburg. The crash happened on Saturday, June 27th around 7:55 p.m.
Officers responded to 34th Street South in reference to the collision. According to reports, a 2006 Honda sedan was traveling southbound on 34th Street when it struck a 2006 Chrysler sedan that was attempting to make a left turn onto 15th Avenue. An 11-year-old child was killed in the crash while two adults suffered undisclosed injuries. The exact cause of the accident is still under investigation at this time.
No further information has been released.
A fatal car accident takes place in Florida about once every three hours. Each year, more than 3,000 people are killed in crashes throughout our state with many of them losing their lives due to the actions of negligent drivers. When a deadly accident occurs, police must carefully investigate all circumstances surrounding the collision in order to determine which driver was at fault.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the victim's family following this fatal accident in St. Petersburg.
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