ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — A woman is dead after police say she crashed
her electric scooter in St. Petersburg early Sunday morning.
According to St. Pete police, 30-year-old Julia Smith was driving her 2017
Taizhou Zhongneng scooter south on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street around
1:15 a.m. when the scooter drifted to the side of the road.
Officers say the scooter then hit a curb just north of 8th Avenue. Smith
lost control and was thrown to the ground.
She was taken to Bayfront Health where she was pronounced dead.