Officers from the St. Petersburg Police Department continue to investigate a fatal crash.
The crash occurred shortly before noon when a tractor trailer, owned by the A&B Moving Solutions company, was stopped in the north curb lane of 1st Avenue North in the 4700 block. The driver had been making a delivery to a residence there.
According to investigators, the driver had just entered the cab, after picking up his reflective triangles and was getting ready to start the truck and pull away; the semi’s emergency flashers were still operating.
A 2012 Nissan, was westbound in the north curb lane of 1st Avenue North. Investigators say that there were no skid marks and for an unknown reason, the female motorist, drove into the rear of the semi-trailer, under-riding it almost to the semi-trailer’s rear axle.
The driver has been identified as 31 year-old Stephine Renee Ambrose.
Ambrose was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg in critical condition, and was pronounced deceased at 2 p.m.