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2 Pedestrians Killed in Clearwater Crash Friday Night

CLEARWATER, Fla. -A Father and Son were killed in a pedestrian crash Friday night on Court Street in Clearwater.

Clearwater Police and Clearwater Fire & Rescue responded to a crash involving two pedestrians on Court Street just east of Missouri Avenue shortly before 7:30 p.m.

According to Police, the men were crossing in the 1200 block of Court Street and not at a traffic signal or in a crosswalk.

Christopher Pryor, 37, was pushing George Pryor, 59, in a wheelchair at the same time George Pryor was pushing a shopping cart, when they were struck by an SUV.

Police say that both men were taken to Morton Plant Hospital but later died from injuries sustained in the crash.

The driver of the Cadillac SUV who hit them is a 52-year-old woman from Tampa, who was on the scene and cooperated with police.


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