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Clearwater bicyclist, 59, dies after hitting Chevy Cavalier

Published Apr. 4, 2015


Cyclist dies after hitting car's door

A 59-year-old bicyclist died Friday evening after riding into the passenger-side door of a Chevy Cavalier earlier in the day, police said.

Glenn Howard Stoner of Clearwater was biking south on East Avenue at about 10:20 a.m., police said. While riding through the crosswalk, Stoner hit the vehicle, which was traveling west on Court Street, police said.

The driver, Rodolfo Marrero-Espinosa, 41, of Tampa suffered no major injuries. Stoner was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. His condition eventually worsened and he died minutes after 6 p.m., authorities said.

Times staff


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