Pedestrian Hit and Killed in St. Petersburg While Crossing 4th Street

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Erik Abrahamson, J.D. July 27, 2020

St. Petersburg, FL (7/22/2020) – A man was killed Tuesday night after being hit by a car while crossing 4th Street. The accident occurred around 9:20 p.m. on 4th Street North just south of 11th Avenue North.

According to the St. Petersburg Police Department, 40-year-old Michael J. Still was crossing the road when he was struck by BMW driving south on 4th Street. Still died at the scene of the accident.

The driver of the BMW stopped and is cooperating with investigators. So far, police do not suspect impairment as a factor in the crash. All lanes on 4th Street North between 9th Avenue and 11th Avenue North were closed for a few hours while police worked the scene. The crash is still under investigation.

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Our hearts go out to all those affected by this tragedy. Pedestrian accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. Police must investigate fatal pedestrian accidents to understand the cause of the crash. The responsible party can then be identified and, if warranted, held accountable.

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Source: CW44