Police said a pedestrian, 49-year-old Phelestine Larose Smith of
Police said a small, four-door sedan, possibly silver in color, was northbound in the curb lane of
Police said the pedestrian was projected onto the vehicle and then fell to the pavement. The vehicle stopped briefly, police said, then took off at a high rate of speed westbound onto
Police said Smith suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.
The St. Petersburg Police Department is looking for a small to mid-sized four door sedan; light, possibly silver in color that should have damage to the front end, hood and/or windshield. Officers said anyone who may have seen the crash, or who may have information about the vehicle or the crash is asked to call