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Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by car in Clearwater

CLEARWATER — A pedestrian is listed in critical condition Thursday morning after he was struck by a car in Clearwater, officials said.

The crash occurred about 6 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Cleveland Street and Missouri Avenue, where Clearwater Police and Fire & Rescue were called to the scene.

Police say the unidentified 56-year-old man was attempting to cross Missouri Avenue outside of a crosswalk when he stepped in front of a southbound 2011 Kia driven by 51-year-old Donna Timmons, of Largo.

The pedestrian was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, where he is listed in critical condition, police said.

The crash closed portions of the intersection for more than two hours, police said.

Pedestrian critically injured after being struck by car in Clearwater 09/21/16 [Last modified: Thursday, September 22, 2016 7:12am]
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