Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Public safety

Pedestrian killed in Clearwater is identified

CLEARWATER — Clearwater police have identified the pedestrian who died when he was struck by a car Wednesday night.

Herman Samuel Adkisson, 62, who was identified by police as a transient, was crossing six-lane Missouri Avenue on a busy stretch between Court Street and Druid Road when he was struck by Kevin Michael Zeh, 50, of St. Petersburg, according to a report.

Zeh told police he did not see Adkisson until just before the impact.

Police received the call about the accident at 6:52 p.m. It was dark and raining at the time in the Clearwater area. All lanes of southbound Missouri Avenue were closed while the accident was investigated.

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