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Pinellas Park Police Department
Thursday October 22nd, 2009 :: 04:17 p.m. EDT

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Police investigated a fatal crash earlier this AM. Killed trying to cross 66 ST was 55 YOA Mark Schiefler of CLW.

Pinellas Park Police Department
October 22, 2009
7:30 AM
Crash Investigation – Fatality
2009-29211

66 th Street North / 11500 Block SouthBound

A 2004 Honda mini-van was southbound 66 Street, center lane. A pedestrian attempted to cross the street in front of the vehicle. The pedestrian did not cross at a cross walk. The pedestrian was struck by the left front corner of the vehicle. The vehicle was traveling at an estimated speed of 45 mph. The driver of the van tried to avoid the pedestrian but was unable to avoid the collision. The pedestrian was seriously injured and was taken to Bayfront Hospital in St. Petersburg. The pedestrian died at the hospital a short time after arriving. The driver of the van was slightly injured and treated at the scene. No charges were filed.

Pedestrian:
Mark Thomas Schiefler
Age/ 55
Clearwater, FL

Driver of van:
John Ondich
Age/36
Largo, FL

Address/Location
Pinellas Park Police Department
7700 59th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 727-541-0758

Brian Unmisig
Records Section
bunmisig@pinellas-park.com
727-541-0785

11500 66th St N
Pinellas Park, FL 33773

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