The Florida Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred at 5:50 a.m. when the 33-year-old man was crossing Roosevelt Boulevard and Dodge Street and was struck by a car.
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The fatal crash happened at approximately 6:15 p.m. near 66th Street. According to Pinellas Park Police, the man stepped off the sidewalk into the path of a 2018 Subaru Impreza.
Rutkowski was struck by a vehicle as he was crossing Gulf Boulevard at 1st Street East. Rutkowski was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries after the early evening crash, according to police.