Bicyclist killed by truck in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – A 45-year-old bicyclist was killed when he was hit by a truck Tuesday night in Clearwater.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. at Drew Street and Booth Avenue.

Investigators say a 2002 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Richard Clark, 59, of Safety Harbor, was driving westbound when the bicyclist rode in front of him. Clark was not able to stop.

The bicyclist was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg where he later died.

His identity has not been released.


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