Man dead after car slams into porch in St. Pete

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Posted at 7:11 PM, Mar 25, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-29 08:29:21-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A man is dead after he apparently lost control of his car, drove through a bus stop and crashed into the front porch of a St. Petersburg house.

Police say the crash happened shortly after 4 a.m. Tuesday.

According to police, the car was reported to have been speeding just before it ran off the road. They say it also hit a tree before slamming into the porch.

The driver was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation continues.