St. Petersburg Motor Scooter Crash Kills Driver
She was thrown from the scooter, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.
ST. PETERSBURG – A motor scooter driver died early this morning (Nov. 26) of injuries she received in a single-vehicle traffic crash, the St. Petersburg Police Department said.
Julia Jean Smith, 30, died at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg where she was taken after the crash.
The crash happened about 1:15 a.m. on Martin Luther King Street S just north of Eighth Avenue.
Police said she was driving a 2017 Taizhou Zhongneng scooter south on MLK whe, for an unknown reason, the scooter drifted toward the east side of the roadway and struck a curb. Ms. Smith lost control of the scooter and was thrown to the ground. Officers said alcohol was a factor in this crash.
For information about the St. Petersburg Police Department, go to police.stpete.org.
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