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Pinellas Park Police investigating fatal hit and run crash involving a motorcyclist

Officers from the the Pinellas Park Police Department responded to a crash located at 62nd Avenue N and 55th Street on October 14, 2021, at approximately 2:45 a.m.

Upon arrival, two occupants of a motorcycle, a male and female were located. Both were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The female died from her injuries in the crash at the hospital. The male is listed in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

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The crash involved a motorcycle and a red Chevrolet Camaro. After the initial collision with the motorcycle, the red Camaro struck the church building of Our Lady of Good Hope, located at 5501 62nd Avenue. The building sustained damage, but no one was inside the building at the time of the crash.

The driver of the red Chevrolet Camaro fled the scene before the arrival of law enforcement. If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers (1-800-973-TIPS) or the Pinellas Park Police Department (727-369-7864).

During the investigation, 62nd Avenue will be closed between 53rd Street and 58th Streets


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