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Sheriff: 3 dead after fleeing car plunges into Florida pond

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Police say a man fleeing sheriff’s deputies in a stolen car drove into a pond in Florida, killing himself and two passengers. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said the driver apparently missed a sharp turn near a cemetery and went into the water near St. Petersburg early Thursday. Gualtieri says a deputy spotted the car driving without headlights and tried to stop it. The driver fled, eventually running a red light. The sheriff says the pond’s water was so murky…

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