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Bradenton Woman Dies After Being Struck By SUV On SR 70

MANATEE COUNTY – FHP has announced that a woman injured during a roadside crash last week has since died from her injuries.

The accident happened on the afternoon of June 21st, as an 18-year-old woman from Bradenton was driving a Sport Utility Vehicle heading east on State Road 70 approaching the intersection with Receiving.

Driving directly in front of the SUV was a sedan driven by a 60-year-old woman from Bradenton.

Traveling at a fair distance behind the 18-year-old in the SUV, was a 28-year-old woman from Palmetto, also driving a sport utility vehicle.

At 1:40:00 PM, the left front of the SUV driven by the 18-year-old woman from Bradenton crashed into the right rear of the sedan driven by the 60-year-old woman from Bradenton.

After the crash both vehicles came to a controlled stop in the right lane of eastbound State Road 70 (53rd Ave East).

After being rear-ended the 60-year-old woman from Bradenton exited her sedan and walked over to speak with the 18-year-old driver of the SUV.

At that point, the third vehicle, the SUV driven by the 28-year-old woman from Palmetto, failed to stop for the accident. The right front of the SUV collided with the rear of the stopped SUV that rear-ended the sedan also crashing into the 60-year-old  woman who was exchanging information with the other stopped driver.

The 60-year-old woman from Bradenton was critically injured as a result of the accident and transported to a local hospital.

Both the driver of the SUV who initially rear-ended the sedan and the third vehicle that struck the pedestrian suffered only minor injuries in the crash.

FHP later announce that the 60-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries and passed away on June 27th.

Troopers have stated that the accident remains under investigation.

Daniel Murphy's passionate belief in upholding the Florida justice system by defending the rights of the public against corporate interests, has lead him to become one of Florida's most effective young attorneys. Daniel Murphy carries his enthusiasm for fighting for the rights of the injured outside the courtroom by staying involved in legal and community organizations.

Bradenton Woman Dies After Being Struck By SUV On SR 70

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