ST. PETERSBURG A man died in St. Petersburg Wednesday morning following a struggle with police.
St. Petersburg police say they attempted to arrest a man at 7:15 a.m. outside of 1401 Fifth Ave. N., an address near St. Anthony’s Hospital downtown.
According to reports, the man “struggled violently with two officers, and a citizen also tried to assist the officers.”
Police say the man, who has yet to be identified, collapsed during the struggle.
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Officers say they immediately gave aid and called for assistance.
The man was pronounced dead at St. Anthony’s.