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ST. PETERSBURG, FL – An 87-year-old woman died from her injuries on Tuesday, April 16th,  nearly two weeks after she was struck by a white Toyota Camry.

Fox 13 News said this crash happened before 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 4th, when the woman, later identified as Ann Lee Nell Baker, driving a bronze Ford Escape, was pursuing a left turn at the 24th Avenue North and Dr. MLK Jr. Street intersection and came into contact with a white Toyota Camry, resulting in the collision. 

While it is unclear if the other driver was injured, police did confirm they stayed at the scene and will not be facing charges or citations for their involvement in this crash. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – An 11-year-old girl and another passenger from a minivan were sent to the hospital after they were struck by a speeding driver who ran a red light while fleeing from police. 

WTSP said the events leading up to this crash started at 9 a.m. on Monday when a St. Petersburg officer tried to pull over the speeding driver on 1st Avenue South, who was operating a Mercedes SUV without a valid tag that was said to have been temporary and fake. The Mercedes driver — 19-year-old Ajaye Morrer — ignored the offer’s order and drove away, thus initiating the pursuit. 

A short time after driving away, Morrer then struck the minivan on 31st Street South. The chase was terminated, and Morrer was apprehended by police. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A man and woman sustained minor wounds, and a 2-year-old boy was ejected from a car, suffering serious wounds after a collision Friday. 

ABC Action News said the toddler’s driver, a 40-year-old St. Petersburg woman, had proceeded through a stop sign on 41st Avenue North, which led her to collide with a Chevy Silverado pickup truck. 

Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that the toddler was not wearing his seatbelt properly, resulting in the ejection. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – When a driver of a Ford F-150 turned left, he collided with a Ford Mustang, leading his pickup truck to roll over, claiming his passenger’s life Monday. 

According to FOX 13 News, this crash happened before 10 a.m. when the Ford F-150 driver, a 43-year-old man, turned to turn left into the Raceway gas station parking lot on Gandy Boulevard and crashed into the Mustang. 

The impact led the Ford F-150 passenger, a 58-year-old man from St. Petersburg, to succumb to fatal wounds, while both drivers were able to walk away from the collision unscathed. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A man kite-surfing lost control of his board due to windy conditions, leading him to crash into a pier and sustaining life-threatening injuries Friday. 

St. Petersburg fire crews arrived at the scene around 11:15 a.m., according to WTSP. The 38-year-old man, who was not identified, is recovering at Orlando Health Bayfront. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A 15-year-old boy was operating a 18-foot boat Sunday when it crashed into a dock and fatally injured his passenger, another 15-year-old boy.

This incident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Bayshore Boulevard Northeast and Connecticut Avenue Northeast, according to MySunCoast

Emergency crews were able to rescue the 15-year-old boat operator while his 15-year-old passenger was pulled from the water by a good Samaritan and a St. Petersburg police officer. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – St. Petersburg Police found and arrested the suspect believed to be responsible for intentionally hitting his brother with a car, which resulted in his death.

According to ABC Action News, the arrest happened in the 1900 block of Third Avenue North on Thursday, Feb. 29. To recap, the actual crash occurred before 3 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at the 7th Avenue South and 12th Street South junction, along Campbell Park. 

Police said the suspect — 34-year-old Tyree Gland — purposefully struck his brother, 35-year-old Taiwan Gland, two times with his vehicle before driving away. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – On Wednesday, police confirmed that it was a 34-year-old who intentionally ran his brother over along Campbell Park, leading him to die from his wounds.

To recap, this crash occurred before 2:45 a.m. Monday at the 7th Avenue South and 12th Street South junction. ABC Action News said the suspect’s name is Tyree Gland, and the victim who passed away was 35-year-old Taiwan James Gland. St. Petersburg police said Tyree ran over Taiwan twice before Taiwan succumbed to fatal wounds at the scene. 

Tyree has yet to be found and was last seen driving away in a dark blue 2018 Cadillac ATS with the license plate number AT21AH. The passenger with Tyree at the time of the collision has been identified as 32-year-old Sebastian Williams, who is being “charged and arrested accessory after the fact to 1st-degree murder.” He was arrested Wednesday. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A pedestrian and two occupants from vehicles suffered serious wounds in a multi-vehicle crash in the United Central area reported around 10 a.m. Thursday. 

This wreck happened at 34th Street North and Central Avenue South, according to WSVN

St. Petersburg Police shut down the area to start their investigation and for the scene clearance process. Police have not provided additional information at this time, including an official update on what led to this incident. 


ST. PETERSBURG, FL – A 21-year-old man died on Monday after he fell out of a stolen gray Jeep Cherokee in the Melrose-Mercy neighborhood before 11:45 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 10th. 

ABC Action News said the 21-year-old man, who has been identified as Vincent Green, leaped onto the Jeep but then fell as the driver — 22-year-old Ke’Andrae Davis — sped off on 20th Street South. 

Davis lost control of the Jeep, causing it to overturn. He fled the scene and was later apprehended by the St. Petersburg Police Department on Wednesday, Feb. 14th. He will face vehicular homicide charges, police confirmed. 

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