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Police seize SUV suspected in crash that killed 2 tourists

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Posted at 9:41 AM, Oct 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-21 09:41:00-04

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) - Police have found the vehicle they believe fatally struck two pedestrians on Clearwater's Memorial Causeway.

Clearwater police say the seized the silver 2002 Mercedes-Benz SUV early Wednesday in Hillsborough County. A separate search warrant will have to be obtained to search the vehicle.

Police said in a news release that the vehicle was taken from the Tampa area residence of Charles Winzenread.

The Sunday evening crash killed 51-year-old Viola Flores and 62-year-old John Berg who lived in Lake in the Hills near Chicago. Police say they were vacationing in Clearwater Beach.

Police released several photos and videos of the vehicle, including video surveillance from nearby businesses. They also received tips from people all over the Tampa Bay area.

No further details were immediately available.