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Bicyclist dies in Clearwater crash


Published:   |   Updated: September 4, 2014 at 01:03 PM

A Clearwater man was killed Wednesday night when he rode his bicycle into the path of a car in Clearwater

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 33-year-old Kyle Schlittenhart was riding northbound along the sidewalk on 58th Street North, approaching Roosevelt Boulevard, just before midnight when he failed to stop for the crosswalk.

Schlittenhart drove into the path of a 2013 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Eddie James Mitchell, 48, of Tampa, as he was driving eastbound in the inside lane of Roosevelt Boulevard, the FHP said.

Schlittenhart, who had no lights and was wearing dark clothing, died at Northside Hospital, the FHP said.

Mitchell was not injured, the FHP said.

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