Car Slams Into Tampa House Killing Two

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Two people are dead after their speeding car went out of control and struck a house in West Tampa.

Tampa police say no one inside the house was injured when in the crash late Wednesday night.

According to police, the car was traveling at a “high rate of speed” when it left the road, struck a wrought-iron fence and then crashed into a front bedroom of the home.

Carmen Hidalgo told The Tampa Tribune she was on the second floor getting ready for bed when the crash occurred.

The names of the driver and passenger haven’t been released.

Police continue to investigate.