17-year-old girl dead after being hit by vehicle in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - St. Petersburg Police say a 17-year-old that was hit by a vehicle in St. Petersburg on Monday morning has died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Alina Marie Perez, 17, was walking across Dr. MLK Street North, from west to east, when she was struck by a northbound red Buick Rendezvous on Monday. She suffered very serious injuries in the crash and died on Tuesday. Alina was a sophomore at Northeast High School. 

Police say there may have been a person riding a motorcycle or a scooter in the area when the crash occurred. Investigators are asking that person to contact the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780.

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