Deadly crash involving moped closes stretch of MLK in St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – St. Petersburg police say a deadly crash involving a moped will impact drivers for several hours during the Friday morning commute.

Police responded to the crash at 4:35 a.m. at MLK Street North, just north of 94th Avenue.

Police say John Zivanov, 59, was driving the moped and was stopped in the far left lane of northbound MLK Street North at the intersection of Executive Center Drive.

A Volkswagen sedan driver by Thomas Craddock, 45, hit Zivano’v moped from behind.

Zivanov died at the scene.

Police say Craddock is cooperating with investigators.


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