Help Identify Pedestrian in fatal crash
Clearwater police are trying to identify a pedestrian who died Wednesday at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg after being struck by a car Tuesday night. The victim is a man, about 30 years old, police said. He is described as Hispanic, about 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10, about 150 pounds with straight, black hair down to his collar. He had no facial hair and a faded tattoo on his left shin that read "VET GR 11." He was wearing a T-shirt, blue jeans, brown work boots and had two gold rings, police said. Brian Dreggors, 25, of Clearwater was westbound on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard in a 2002 Cadillac when he struck the man near the 1600 block of Gulf-to-Bay about 10:20 p.m., police said. The pedestrian was crossing mid-block, authorities said. Dreggors was not cited. Anyone who might be able to help identify the man is asked to call the Clearwater Police Department at (727) 562-4422.
Seniors, aquarium offers discount
Clearwater Marine Aquarium is offering a discounted admission for seniors on Wednesdays. Individuals who are 55 or older who arrive at the aquarium between 9 and 10 a.m. will receive a reduced admission price of $3. The regular price for seniors is $9.95. The ticket also includes complimentary doughnuts and coffee, and a 10 percent discount on gift shop purchases. For information, call (727) 441-1790, ext. 237.
Meals available for kids this summer
Pinellas County schools summer program will provide free nutritionally balanced meals to children 18 and younger during the summer when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. Various public school locations provide meals to all children in the immediate vicinity in addition to those enrolled in summer programs. Participating school sites with dates and times offering free meals and snacks are:
Frontier Elementary, 6995 Hopedale Lane, Clearwater. Now through Aug. 12, breakfast 7:45-8:45 a.m., lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tarpon Springs Elementary, 525 N Disston Ave. Now through Aug. 12, breakfast 7:45-8:45 a.m., lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Dunedin Elementary, 900 Union St. Monday through July 28, breakfast 7:30-8:30 a.m., lunch 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Eisenhower Elementary, 2800 Drew St., Clearwater. Monday through July 28, breakfast 7:30-8:30 a.m., lunch 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
High Point Elementary, 5921 150th Ave. N, Clearwater. Monday through July 28, breakfast 7:30-8:30 a.m., lunch 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Meal times are approximate. For exact times, call the specific location. For information about summer program school sites, call (727) 547-7155.