CLEARWATER, Fla. -- At around 4:30 AM, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle traveling westbound on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard and Duncan Ave. According to authorities, the pedestrian stumbled into the roadway as the car passed him, causing the crash.

The 57-year-old male victim has been confirmed dead, according to authorities. The driver is being identified as 20-year-old Konstantinos Gkaravelis.

The Clearwater Police Dept. is advising drivers to find alternate routes as a further investigation is done.

Westbound lanes have been reopened.