Pedestrian killed Friday night in Clearwater


Clearwater Police continue to investigate a fatality crash involving a pedestrian.

The crash occurred at approximately 8 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020.

The crash closed multiple lanes at the intersection of Missouri Ave at Belleair Road for several hours.

The pedestrian, identified as 48 year-old Sonya Lynn Hensley of Clearwater, suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

Hensley died from her injuries early Sunday at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

Investigators say she was attempting to cross Missouri Avenue against the pedestrian signal when she was struck.


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