Gandy Bridge open after fatal crash

The Gandy Bridge has reopened after a fatal crash in St. Petersburg closed the westbound side of the span for several hours on Friday evening.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an SUV traveling eastbound on Gandy Blvd. toward the bridge veered across the median, striking a car in the westbound side of the roadway. The driver of the SUV, a 66-year-old female, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.

No one else was injured in the crash.

Stay with WTSP for more information.


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