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St. Petersburg, Florida -- St. Petersburg Police have identified the man who was killed in a single car crash near Admiral Farragut Academy Tuesday night as 50-year-old William Turner.

Police say Turner was speeding on 5th Avenue North when he crashed his 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 into a brick wall and then a tree.

Photos:Man crashes into truck into brick wall, tree

It is not known at this time why he continued west on 5th Avenue and crossed Park Street North just before crashing into the wall.

Turner, who lived about 3 miles from the crash site, died at the scene.

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