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Scooter driver, 26, dies after Dunedin crash

DUNEDIN

Man, 26, driving scooter Dies in crash with car

A man died Friday night after his motor scooter collided with a car on Bayshore Boulevard, authorities said. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said Alex Gregory Lynam, 26, of Dunedin was southbound on Bayshore on his 2008 ZLMI scooter at about 10:30 p.m. when a northbound 2008 Mercury Grand Marquis made a left turn in front of him near the intersection of Baywood Drive N. The scooter and car collided head on but at an angle, officials said. Lynam, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to Bayfront Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about an hour later. The driver of the Mercury, Shirley A. Gil, 73, of Dunedin was not injured and displayed no signs of impairment, officials said.

CLEARWATER

Roasting of Bill Justice fundraiser

The nonprofit Senior Citizens Services will host a fundraiser featuring a roast of longtime Clearwater resident Bill Justice from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort, 1160 Gulf Blvd. Justice served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars, is a former Clearwater city commissioner and Mr. Clearwater, and was a high school principal and football coach. He has also served a number of local nonprofits. The "roasters" will include David Allbritton, John Doran, Frank Hibbard, J.B. Johnson, Bill Sturtevant, Joe Turner and Dean Robinson. There will be live music, dinner, a silent auction and a raffle. Tickets are $75 per person or $500 for a table for eight. Tickets will not be sold at the door but are available by calling Senior Citizens Services at (727) 442-9014. Proceeds will be used to continue services for senior citizens in Pinellas.

Volunteers sought for library store

Volunteers are needed for the Friends Book & Gift Store at the Clearwater Main Library, 100 N. Osceola Ave. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The work hours are variable but are generally two to four hours a week to fit your schedule. There's a special need during the evenings. A short training session is required. For more information call Rosalie Murray, (727) 531-0667 or Rita Garvey, (727) 446-3845.

CLEARWATER

Coast Guard Auxiliary teaches safe boating

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-1 Clearwater is offering its boating safely program Saturday and June 10 at Clearwater Police Department headquarters, 645 Pierce St. It will begin at 8 a.m. Topics include boating emergencies, getting under way, navigating and legal requirements. Graduates receive a Florida certification card. The cost is $35. For more information or to register, contact Peter Ubilos, (727) 469-8895.

Palm Harbor

Western dinner, dance for parks department

Tickets are on sale for the parks and recreation department's annual Western Round-Up dinner dance. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. June 15 inside the Centre, 1500 16th St. Live entertainment will be provided by Jerry Chase. The menu will include barbecue, roasted potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, garlic bread, dessert, coffee or tea. Tickets are $7 for members, $9 for nonmembers. For more information, visit phrec.org or call (727) 771-6000.

Scooter driver, 26, dies after Dunedin crash 06/02/12 [Last modified: Saturday, June 2, 2012 3:15pm]
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