Girl, 17, struck by SUV in St. Pete dies from injuries

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 12:36 PM EDT

UPDATE: The 17-year-old girl struck by a vehicle Monday morning has died. 

St. Petersburg police announced Tuesday that Alina Marie Perez died as a result of the injuries suffered when she was struck by a Buick SUV near 54th Avenue North at Dr. Martin Luther King Street North.

The crash happened just after 7 a.m. Monday. 

  • Pedestrian, 17, struck by vehicle in St. Petersburg
  • Alina Marie Perez 

Pinellas County school spokeswoman Lisa Wolf said Perez was a sophomore at Northeast High School, which is located near the crash scene.