News: Hit-and-run driver hits, critically hurts woman in St. Pete 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A 36-year-old woman suffered critical, life-threatening injuries after she crossed an intersection and was struck by a hit-and-run driver Sunday. 

Fox 13 News indicated this incident occurred at 2 a.m. at South Dr. MLK Jr. Street and 22nd Avenue South in the Cromwell Heights neighborhood. 

St. Petersburg Police confirmed that the suspect was operating a dark-colored Kia Forte, which sustained significant damage. 

Anyone with more information on the suspect or this specific crash is advised to contact police at the phone number listed in the initial source. 

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