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Pedestrian killed in crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in Pinellas

The pedestrian was trying to cross Roosevelt Boulevard when he was hit by a car, troopers said.
A pedestrian was hit and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard early Friday morning in Pinellas County, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.
A pedestrian was hit and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard early Friday morning in Pinellas County, the Florida Highway Patrol reports. [ Shutterstock ]
Published Jan. 14|Updated Jan. 14

A pedestrian was hit and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard early Friday morning in Pinellas County, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

The crash occurred about 5:50 a.m. near the intersection with Dodge Street, which is just east of U.S. 19 and about two miles northwest of St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport.

Troopers said the pedestrian, a 33-year-old man from St. Petersburg, stepped into the path of a car when he was trying to cross Roosevelt. The pedestrian was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, a 19-year-old man from Clearwater, was not injured, troopers reported.

No other information was released.

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