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Michigan man, 67, hit, killed by car in St. Pete Beach

ST. PETE BEACH — A 67-year-old pedestrian was hit and killed by a car while crossing a street Saturday night, according to police.

Paul T. Clements of Bay City, Mich., was taken to Bayfront Medical Center.

Police said he was crossing Gulf Boulevard at the 6100 block from west to east about 7 p.m. and was struck in the northbound lanes by a Toyota Camry. He was not at a crosswalk.

The car was driven by 65-year-old Bernard Appleman of St. Pete Beach.

Traffic homicide investigator Robert Micklitsch said it appears no charges will be filed.

"I don't see where the driver of the car has done anything wrong," he said.

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