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Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run crash in St. Petersburg

Crash at 18th Avenue S. and 18th Street S.
Posted: 3:31 AM, Oct 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-29 08:08:16-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Paramedics rushed a pedestrian to a local hospital following a hit-and-run crash in St. Petersburg.

Police say Lisa Lee, 47, was crossing 18th Avenue South at 18th Street South when she was hit by a white sedan, which did not stop. Lee died at the hospital. 

The St. Petersburg Homicide Unit is investigating the crash.

Officers expect 18th Avenue to be closed for several hours as they conduct their investigation.

Investigators are looking for information from anyone who may have been in the area or anyone who knows anything about the crash. Please call the St. Pete Police Department at 727-893-7780 if you have any tips.