Pedestrian knocked out in Clearwater after debris flies off turning truck

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (WFLA) — A pedestrian was knocked unconscious after being struck in the head by material that flew off a truck turning a corner in Clearwater Monday morning.

Clearwater first responders transported the pedestrian to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg as a trauma alert patient around 9:15 a.m.

According to the city, the pedestrian was on the sidewalk at the intersection of US 19 and Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard when a truck made a turn near them. Material apparently flew from the truck during the turn, and struck the pedestrian in the head and knocked the person unconscious.

Officers are investigating the incident.

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