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Pinellas Park Police Department
Thursday September 16th, 2010 :: 12:49 p.m. EDT


Press Release Issued for Fatal Crash - 09/14/10

Press Release
Pinellas Park Police
Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Fatal Crash
Case 2010-24275

6800 Block of 49th Street (NB)

At approximately 12:00 hrs on Tuesday, Mark Stevens Price was driving alone in his 1996 Dodge van northbound in the center lane of 49th street in the 6800 block. For reasons yet unknown, the van suddenly veered to the right crashing into a concrete light pole. Airbags deployed. The driver was in cardiac arrest at the scene. He was transported to Northside hospital (only a few blocks to the south). He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Investigators are looking at the probability of a medical emergency occurring just prior to the crash (such as heart failure or seizure). Mark Price was 43 years old and lived in Clearwater.

Captain Sanfield A. Forseth
Pinellas Park Police Department
(727) 541-0792

Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 727-541-0758

Brian Unmisig
Records Section

6800 49th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

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