- Associated Press - Monday, August 17, 2015

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Two people were killed and four others were injured when a Tampa Bay area driver lost control of an SUV and crashed into a group of people.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 29-year-old Santos Gaston was driving on a Bradenton street early Sunday morning when he failed to negotiate a curve and hit a tree. The SUV rolled into a parking lot and hit a parked car and two pedestrians. The pedestrians were part of a group preparing to distribute newspapers.

Gaston and one of his passengers, 21-year-old Antonio Marco, were killed. Two other passengers were hospitalized with serious injuries. One pedestrian was critically injured, while the other pedestrian had minor injuries.

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