Man dies after walking into traffic on Ulmerton Road

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle near St Pete-Clearwater International Airport Wednesday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The accident happened just before 7 a.m. on Ulmerton Road east 34th Street North in Clearwater when Joshua Kyle Tileston, 23, of Alachua, walked into the oncoming path of a Honda Element driven by Henry William Lipka, IV, of St. Petersburg.

Tileston suffered fatal injuries and died later at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

FHP said that the driver, Lipka will not be charged in this incident.

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