News Update: St. Pete PD IDs man killed in Sunshine Skyway Ln. crash 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – St. Petersburg Police released the name of a man who lost his life after he was hit by a car on Sunshine Skyway Lane South Friday

New details from police indicate that the male pedestrian, 83-year-old Danilo Aguero Tamayo, was trying to cross the 7200 block of Sunshine Skyway when he was struck by a driver operating a blue Honda CRV. 

After arriving, an ambulance took Tamayo to Orlando Health Bayfront Hospital. There, he succumbed to fatal wounds. 

Officers said the Honda driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators. Authorities did not confirm if the motorist will face any charges or citations. 

At the time of reporting, officers closed both directions of Sunshine Skyway before reopening all lanes. 

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