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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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