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Bicyclist, 77, killed in crash in Clearwater

The man was pedaling across Missouri Avenue when he was hit by the driver of a Dodge Charger, police said.
A bicyclist died after he was hit by a car on Missouri Avenue in Clearwater late Thursday afternoon, the Clearwater Police Department reported.
A bicyclist died after he was hit by a car on Missouri Avenue in Clearwater late Thursday afternoon, the Clearwater Police Department reported. [ Tribune News Service ]
Published Jan. 20

A bicyclist died after he was hit by a car on Missouri Avenue in Clearwater late Thursday afternoon, the Clearwater Police Department reported.

Indalecio Ramirez-Vargas, 77, was hit by a 2019 Dodge Charger. Police said the crash occurred as Ramirez-Vargas tried to cross the street just before 4:30 p.m.. He was taken to a hospital, where he died, police said.

Police said the driver of the Charger didn’t show any signs of impairment and is cooperating with the investigation. The driver’s name was not immediately released by police.