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Pedestrian killed in Clearwater crash

CLEARWATER — A 57-year-old Clearwater man was killed while crossing Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard Wednesday evening, police said.

The unidentified man ran midblock from the south side near Glenwood Avenue just before 6 p.m. from the south side.

He was struck by vehicle driven by 32-year-old Juan Vazquez-Dezha, who was westbound on Gulf-to-Bay in the curb lane.

The pedestrian was taken by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 7:40 p.m.

Vazquez-Dezha was charged with not having a valid driver's license.

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Pedestrian killed in Clearwater crash 12/09/10 [Last modified: Thursday, December 9, 2010 11:10am]
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