Rescue crews were called to the scene of a deadly accident after a car hit a pedestrian on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard Wednesday morning.
According to Clearwater Police, it happened near Crest Lake Park at the Skyview Avenue intersection shortly before 5:30 a.m.
A car was heading east on Gulf-to-Bay in the middle lane, when it struck a pedestrian who was trying to cross the road.
The pedestrian, initially identified only as a 36-year-old male, did not survive.
The eastbound lanes of Gulf-to-Bay were shut down until about 8:30 a.m. as crews continued investigating the incident.
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