Two Die in Crash of Stolen Car, St. Petersburg Police Say
The car caught on fire when it hit a tree, St. Petersburg police said.
ST. PETERSBURG – St. Petersburg police are investigating and early morning crash that killed both occupants of a stolen car.
Both the driver, Damari Milton, 18, and passenger, Dequante Lightsey, 16, died at the scene.
The crash is still under investigation, but police said preliminary information indicates that, about 3:23 a.m., a 2016 Mazda Miata was westbound at a high rate of speed
on 38th Avenue N. As it was approaching 49th Street N, the driver lost control, swerved off the road and hit a tree. The car immediately caught fire.
When police arrived the driver and passenger were burned beyond recognition.
Officers said they have determined the car was stolen hours earlier.
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