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Pedestrian dies in St. Petersburg after being struck by car

The driver who hit a man attempting to cross the road is cooperating with officials.
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Published Feb. 19
Updated Feb. 19

A pedestrian died trying to cross Roosevelt Boulevard near MLK Jr. Street N Thursday night after being struck by a car, according to the St. Petersburg Police Department.

Around 7:45 p.m. Thursday night, a man was struck by an SUV and died of his injuries, police said. The driver of the SUV stopped and is cooperating with investigators.

Roosevelt Boulevard was closed in both directions between 4th Street North and MLK Jr. Street N Thursday night as officials investigated.

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