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Authorities ID driver in pedestrian's death on Fourth Street N in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — Police identified the driver of a car that fatally struck a man as he crossed Fourth Street N Thursday night.

Lorry Mae Lewis was southbound in a Ford Explorer in the outside lane about 8 p.m. in the 2700 block near the Ringside Cafe, authorities said. A 59-year-old man almost made it to the sidewalk when Lewis' SUV struck him. The unidentified man came to rest on the sidewalk, 30 yards from where he was hit.

The man died at the scene. Lewis was not injured.

Authorities ID driver in pedestrian's death on Fourth Street N in St. Petersburg 03/04/11 [Last modified: Friday, March 4, 2011 10:15pm]

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