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St. Petersburg pedestrian who was struck by car dies

ST. PETERSBURG — A 29-year-old man who was hospitalized Jan. 3 after he was struck by a car died on Monday, police said.

Jonathan Daniel Eyer of St. Petersburg was walking in the curb lane along northbound 58th Street N near 13th Avenue N just after 10 p.m. Jan. 3 when he stepped in front of a Chevrolet and was struck.

He was taken to Bayfront Medical Center, St. Petersburg police said.

The driver of the Chevrolet, Kyle Jones, 19, was not hurt.

Moments before the crash, police received a report about a man who appeared to be intoxicated and was walking aimlessly on 58th Street N. Eyer was also seen blocking the path of a car and then running after it as the driver backed up to get away, police said.

St. Petersburg pedestrian who was struck by car dies 01/15/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, January 15, 2013 6:40pm]
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