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2 people hit, killed by car in St. Pete crash, police say

The driver is reportedly cooperating with investigators.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A woman in a wheelchair and a man crossing a street in St. Petersburg were struck and killed by a car at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, police say.

The crash occurred on 4th Street South near 14th Avenue South when the car hit the two people, the St. Petersburg Police Department said in a news release. 

Law enforcement says the two people were not in a crosswalk when they were struck. 

The man and woman reportedly died at the scene. 

Police have identified the man killed in the crash as Joseph Stokes, 65.

The driver of the car is cooperating with investigators, authorities say. 

The investigation of the crash remains ongoing, police say.

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