PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash involving a Pinellas County deputy overnight in Pinellas Park.
Officials said a Chevy Equinox and a Pinellas County deputy patrol vehicle were stopped at a red light at the intersection of 126th Avenue North when a Buick LaSabre, traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of 66th Street N., collided head-on with the Chevy.
The collision caused the Chevy to hit the deputy vehicle before rolling onto the driver's side.
The driver of the Buick, 28-year-old Brittney Hunter, was transported to the hospital for life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased.
The driver of the Chevy and the Pinellas County deputy were also transported the hospital for minor injuries.
Officials said impairment appears to be a factor in the crash.
No other details have been released. The investigation remains ongoing.