Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
Mary J. Woodmansee (Driver)
Address: 27554 US19 North, Apt 16, Clearwater
Vehicle: 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Daniel E. McLaughlin (Injured Bicyclist)
Address: 1159 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater
Deputies are investigating a vehicle versus bicycle crash. Bicyclist sustained non-life threatening injuries.
The crash occurred just after 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2012.
The crash occurred at the intersection of New York Avenue and Main Street in Dunedin.
According to deputies, the driver of the Jeep Cherokee, 89-year-old Mary Woodmansee was traveling north on New York Avenue and had just stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Main Street. The bicyclist, 16-year-old Daniel McLaughlin, was headed east on Main Street on the sidewalk. As he crossed New York Avenue in the crosswalk, he was struck by the driver of the jeep as she started to make a right turn to head east on Main Street.
McLaughlin was transported by ambulance to St. Joseph Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Deputies say McLaughlin was not wearing a helmet and had no lights on the bike.
The investigation continues.