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Pedestrian dies after being struck crossing Largo intersection

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pedestrian dies after being hit

A pedestrian was killed Thursday night after being hit by a car at Roosevelt Boulevard and Waverly Street, officials said.

The crash occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m., said the Florida Highway Patrol, which is investigating the incident.

The driver, 44-year-old Mark Creasy of Tampa, was going east on Roosevelt when his car hit the pedestrian crossing the road, officials said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities haven't released the pedestrian's name yet.

Times staff writer

Wind gust damages small, empty plane

A small plane was blown onto its right wing during a wind gust Friday afternoon at the St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport.

The plane was empty at the time, airport spokeswoman Michele Routh said, and sustained only minor damages.

Fire and rescue units responded to the damaged plane at 1:27 p.m.

It's unclear who owns the plane.

Pedestrian dies after being struck crossing Largo intersection 08/20/09 [Last modified: Friday, August 21, 2009 5:49pm]
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