St Pete: Man Dies After Crashing Into Porch

On Tuesday March 25, 2014 at about 4:22 a.m., the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a “vehicle in a porch” in the 3300 block of 49th Street North.

Police officers responded to the scene and found a vehicle had been traveling southbound on 49th Street North, at a high rate of speed and possibly with its lights off, when it left the roadway near 36th Avenue North.

The vehicle took out a bus stop and a tree before coming to rest in a porch of a home in the 3300 block.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

49th Street North is currently closed to all traffic between 36th Avenue North and about 33rd Avenue North.