2 dead, 1 critical after motorcycle, SUV crash in St. Petersburg

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — Two people died Friday after a motorcycle collided with an SUV at a St. Petersburg intersection, according to police.

The crash happened shortly before 4:30 a.m. at Roser Park Drive and 4th Street South.

Police said the SUV had turned in front of the motorcycle, which was traveling at a high rate of speed.

The motorcyclist died at the scene, and the three people in the SUV were taken to a hospital. One has died, and another is in critical condition. The other passenger suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police have not released the names of the victims, but they were identified in a GoFundMe page as Isha Clark, Carrie Lindley and Jessica Smith.

The page said Clark died, and Lindley was in critical condition. The page is raising money for Clark’s funeral expenses and Lindley and Smith’s medical bills.

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April 24 2021 08:00 am

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