Man Dies After Being Hit By Pickup Crossing State Road 70 in Bradenton Saturday Night

Manatee County - Florida Highway Patrol has announced that an unidentified man was killed after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of State Road 70 (53rd Ave East) and 15th Street East in Manatee County, Florida last Saturday night.

The fatal accident began as a pickup truck driven by a 37-year-old man from Bradenton, Florida, who was traveling west on State Road 70, on the inside lane after dark.

As the truck traveled down SR 70, a 59-year-old pedestrian, whose identity remains undisclosed, was on foot in the area.

At 7:37 PM, the pedestrian attempted to cross State Road 70 and entered the path of the oncoming pickup truck.

The truck collided with the pedestrian, at speed, and FHP stated that the pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.

The driver of the pickup truck did not sustain any injuries in the collision.

The Florida Highway Patrol is conducting a thorough investigation into the events leading up to the accident. The specifics of why the pedestrian was crossing the road and the factors contributing to the collision are still under review.

Further details will be provided as the investigation progresses. The FHP is appealing to
any witnesses or individuals with information about the crash to come forward to assist with their ongoing investigation.

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