1 dead after car crashes into back of Beall’s in St. Pete

Pinellas County

Courtesy: News Channel 8’s photographer Joseph Brown

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – One person has died after a car crashed into the back wall of a Beall’s department store in St. Petersburg, police say.

According to St. Petersburg police, Mladen Kravarusic drove his minivan into the back of the store around 2:16 p.m. Saturday. The Beall’s is a part of a shopping center located at 7899 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Courtesy: News Channel 8’s photographer Joseph Brown

Police say Kravarusic was the only one in the van and died at the scene. No one else was injured inside the store. No other vehicle was involved in the crash.

The Beall’s store has been closed due to the damage.

Please check back for the latest updates on this story.

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