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Crime & Courts

Clearwater bicyclist, 79, dies 11 days after crash

A 79-year-old man died Thursday from injuries inflicted when his bicycle was struck by a car 11 days earlier in Clearwater, police said.

Charles Arthur Crone, of Clearwater, was riding his bicycle on Sunset Point Road at Point Road on June 2 when he was struck, police said.

Crone, of 2430 Florentine Way, Unit 14, had a helmet but was not wearing it at the time of the crash, investigators said.

He was taken by helicopter to Bayfront Medical Center.

A police spokesman said the driver of the car was Iracema Vale Drysdale, 79, of Clearwater.

No charges have been filed in the incident.

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