St. Petersburg woman charged with DUI in fatality crash

Carly Christopher

PINELLAS PARK — Police arrested a 22-year-old St. Petersburg woman about 1:30 a.m. May 7 in connection with a crash that occurred on 66th Street in which a pedestrian was killed.

Carly Christopher was booked into the Pinellas County Jail on one count of DUI over .15. Bail was set at $500.

Pinellas Park police officers responded to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian about 12:25 a.m. They say Christopher was driving a 2016 Nissan Sentra north on 66th Street in the middle lane. The pedestrian, identified as Jesus Ramon Gutierrez-Hipolito, 33, from St. Petersburg, was crossing mid-block outside of a crosswalk.

Police say Christopher showed signs on impairment at the scene. She provided a breath sample and was then arrested for DUI.

Updated to provide identity of pedestrian.