Bicyclist struck, killed in Clearwater

CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) – A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle and killed in Clearwater Tuesday night.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. at Gulf-To-Bay Blvd and Belcher Road. All lanes of Gulf-to-Bay were closed east of Belcher.

According to Clearwater Public Safety, Craig Allen McKown, 58, was walking his bicycle from south to north across the road when he was struck by an eastbound car which was in the median lane.

The impact sent the bicycle into the westbound lanes, where it was struck by another vehicle.

McKown was taken to Morton Plant Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

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