An 80-year-old pedestrian is dead after she was hit by a vehicle Thursday afternoon in Clearwater, according to police.
Marianne Meichenbaum was in the 1200 block of Gulf Boulevard when she was struck around 1:41 p.m., the Clearwater Police Department said.
Meichenbaum was airlifted to Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg, where she died, the agency said in an updated news release at 4:53 p.m.
Impairment is not believed to be a factor in the crash, which is being investigated by the department’s traffic homicide team, police said.
The 1200 and 1300 blocks of Gulf Boulevard were closed for investigation at the scene, but all roadways have reopened, according to the release.
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