CLEARWATER, Fla.- Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue were called to a crash Monday night involving a pedestrian.
The incident happened at 8:45 p.m. on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard just west of Belcher Road. When a 2004 Jeep Patriot driving westbound struck the pedestrian, who was not in a crosswalk.
The pedestrian, a 46-year-old homeless man, was taken to Morton Plant Hospital, where he died.
The victim’s name will not be released until family can be notified.
The driver of the Jeep, Cardon David Powell, 18, of Clearwater, was charged with misdemeanor DUI.
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