ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle traffic crash, ending in a St. Petersburg bayou.
At 7:24 a.m. today, Oct. 26, we received a call about a partially submerged vehicle in Bayou Grande, a waterway near the intersection of 62nd Avenue and Bayou Grande Boulevard NE.READ MORE: Wingstop Could Soon Raise Its Own Chickens
When officers arrived they spotted a grey 2014 Volkswagen Passat in the water.
Investigators said the Volkswagen, driven by Tabatha Anne Hunter, 33, crashed through a fence just east of the intersection of 62nd Ave. and Bayou Grande Blvd. NE and had gone into the water.READ MORE: New Little Free Libraries Installed In City Of Tampa Parks
Rescue personnel went into the water and recovered one body from the vehicle.
Hunter was pronounced dead at the scene.MORE NEWS: Target Posts A Drop In Profit. Stock Plunges
It is an ongoing investigation.