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Deputies: Man hits Madeira Beach Fundamental School with pickup

A tarp covers damage to Madeira Beach Fundamental School sustained early Sunday when a man drove his pickup truck into the building. The driver was taken to a local hospital.

Bay News 9

A tarp covers damage to Madeira Beach Fundamental School sustained early Sunday when a man drove his pickup truck into the building. The driver was taken to a local hospital.

MADEIRA BEACH — A St. Petersburg man was taken to the hospital early Sunday after he crashed a pickup into Madeira Beach Fundamental School.

Pinellas Sheriff's deputies said they suspect alcohol played a role in the single-vehicle accident that occurred just before 1 a.m. Sunday.

According to deputies, Michael Roy, 37, drove his 1995 Chevrolet pickup through the intersection of Duhme Road and Tom Stuart Causeway into the school parking lot, hitting a guardrail and running into the school, 591 Tom Stuart Causeway.

Deputies said Roy's injuries were not life threatening.

According to a Bay News 9 video report, damage to the school appeared fairly significant.

Deputies: Man hits Madeira Beach Fundamental School with pickup 06/22/14 [Last modified: Sunday, June 22, 2014 9:06pm]

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