Troopers from the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) are currently investigating a fatal crash on I-275 in St. Petersburg. The crash occurred at approximately 6:58 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021.
A pickup truck and an SUV were traveling southbound on I-275 in the inside lane approaching 22nd Avenue North when the pedestrian ran eastbound across the interstate and entered the path of the two vehicles.
As a result, both vehicles collided with the pedestrian before coming to a stop along the shoulder of the roadway. The male pedestrian, age 62 from Gulfport, suffered fatal injuries at the scene of the crash.