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Police: 1 dead, 3 seriously hurt following crash in St. Pete

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A serious late-night crash in downtown St. Petersburg left one person dead and three people with serious, life-threatening injuries, the St. Petersburg Police Department said. 

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.  A pickup truck left the road on Central Avenue near 54th Street North and struck a tree. 

Four adults were in the truck, according to police. Everyone inside the car was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, the department said. 

One person died while the other three people in the truck have life-threatening injuries, officers said.

The man who died was a passenger in the truck. Police have identified him as 52-year-old William Harris of St. Petersburg. His family has been notified. 

A portion of Central Avenue was closed early Thursday morning but has since reopened.

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