One dead after car slams into porch in St. Pete

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.

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