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***Update At 7:00 p.m. On 3/25/2014 Injured Pedestrian Dies*** 14-053 M.A.I.T. Investigates Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Crash In North Redington Beach; Indiana Man Seriously Injured

***Update Begins 03/25/2014***

Deputies have advised that Jed Gettinger, the Indiana man injured while crossing Gulf Boulevard in North Redington Beach this past Sunday, has died.

The investigation continues.

***Update Ends***

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team (M.A.I.T.)

Jed Gettinger (Injured Pedestrian)
DOB: 01/21/1983
Address: 8392 South Paddleboat Lane, Pendleton, Indiana

Stanley Klimek (Driver)
DOB:07/29/1944
Address: 1045 17th Ave N, St. Petersburg
Vehicle: 2007 Toyota Prius

What:
The Sheriff’s M.A.I.T. Team is investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash that left an Indiana man seriously injured.

When:
The crash occurred at about 8:00 p.m. on March 23, 2014.

Where:
The crash occurred at 17200 Gulf Boulevard in Redington Beach.

Why/How:
According to investigators, 30-year-old Jed Gettinger was crossing Gulf Boulevard from west to east at the crosswalk. 69-year-old Stanley Klimek was driving his 2007 Toyota Prius northbound on Gulf Boulevard when he struck Gettinger in the curblane.

Gettinger was transported by ambulance to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment of life-threatening injuries. Deputies say he sustained serious injuries to his head.

Witnesses told deputies that the pedestrian signal was flashing at the time of the crash.

At this time, neither speed nor impairment appear to be a factor in the crash.

The investigation continues.

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