Two cars hit, kill teen; drivers may have been impaired

St. Petersburg, Florida -- A St. Petersburg family is trying to recover after their son was hit by two cars crossing Gulf Boulevard near St. Pete Beach.

Mike McClean says his son Patrick had a true passion for life.

"Pat just loved to be... he used to have fun. Just liked to have fun," he said. "He liked to smile all the time. Never had an enemy in his life."

Now Mike and his family are going over funeral plans.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says Patrick McClean was struck by one vehicle, and then run over by a second after he crossed Gulf Boulevard near St. Pete Beach early Saturday morning..

Deputies say alcohol may have been a factor in the crash, and both drivers showed signs of impairment. So far, no charges have been filed.

At the McClean house, "We've had 17 great years and were on the best of terms," Mike said while he struggled to keep from shaking as he held his son's graduation picture.

"He's somebody you would want to be friends with," said friend Talio Marisha.

Marisha says he and Patrick were friends since the 3rd grade. "When he left, he took a part of all of us with him. He was all in our hearts, and we all love you Pat," he said.

McClean was a senior at St. Petersburg High School on Spring Break. and had already looked at college prospects.


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