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2 killed in St. Petersburg traffic accidents

ST. PETERSBURG — Two people were killed in traffic accidents on Friday and Saturday.

About noon Friday, police say Joseph Langdon, 38, drove through a stop sign on 19th Street N at 38th Avenue and was struck on the driver's side by another vehicle.

Langdon of St. Petersburg died at Bayfront Medical Center on Saturday. The other driver was in good condition and was not charged.

On Saturday, about 10 p.m., an unidentified motorist struck and killed Roy G. Solomon, 56, as he legally crossed Martin Luther King Street at 22nd Avenue S. The driver of a 1999 Mercedes-Benz sports utility vehicle fled the scene. The vehicle was later found abandoned.

Anyone with information on the driver should call the St. Petersburg police tip line at (727)892-5000.

2 killed in St. Petersburg traffic accidents 10/27/08 [Last modified: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 6:37pm]
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