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Driver killed in deadly single-car crash in St. Pete

A passenger suffered life-threatening injuries.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police are investigating a deadly single-car crash that happened Tuesday in St. Petersburg.

Investigators say a 58-year-old woman was driving a silver Lexus sedan north on Pasadena Avenue when she tried to merge onto 66th Street. According to authorities, she lost control, hit a guardrail, crossed the median and hit a tree  – flipping the car near 5th Avenue North. The woman was taken to the hospital but did not survive.

Her only passenger, an 85-year-old woman, was also taken to the hospital, where she is being treated for life-threatening injuries.

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