MAIT Investigation

Ka’Pone Wainwright (Driver – Life-Threatening Injuries)
DOB: 06/12/2000
Vehicle: 2003 Honda Accord

PINELLAS COUNTY – At approximately 11:48 p.m. on January 13, 2024, deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team (MAIT) responded to a single-vehicle crash in the area of 75th Avenue and Mangrove Avenue in St. Pete Beach.

According to deputies, 23-year-old Ka’Pone Wainwright was traveling westbound on Corey Causeway at a high rate of speed when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a palm tree in the roadway's median.

Wainwright was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to investigators, speed and impairment appear to be factors in the investigation.

Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation continues.

Posted by David Brenn Sunday, January 14, 2024 9:35:00 AM Categories: Vehicle Crashes

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