St. Petersburg man going wrong way in crash on 16th St. N dies

ST. PETERSBURG — A 61-year-old St. Petersburg man involved in a crash Monday evening has died, police said.

Slobodan Ruzic died Tuesday night at Bayfront Medical Center.

The crash happened in the 5800 block of 16th Street N about 7:30 p.m.

Ruzic was northbound on 16th Street N, approaching 58th Street, police said. He crossed over the center line and started driving the wrong way in the southbound lanes of 16th Street.

He struck the west curb of 16th Street N and hit a street sign. He continued, hitting a small tree, some bushes and a fence owned by the Pinellas County School Board.

St. Petersburg man going wrong way in crash on 16th St. N dies 08/10/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, August 10, 2011 1:22pm]

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