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Sarasota Man Killed After Being Hit By SUV On 301 In Bradenton

MANATEE COUNTY – Florida Highway Patrol reported one person died in a crash Monday night.

The accident occurred on 8/16/2021 in Bradenton at the intersection of US-301 and 44th Avenue East as a 26-year-old man from Sarasota was crossing across US-301 heading in an easterly direction.

As the pedestrian was crossing the road, a sport utility vehicle driven by an 83-year-old man from Bradenton with an 82-year-old female passenger also from Bradenton was traveling southbound in the left lane of US 301, approaching the intersection at 44th avenue east.

At 8:35:00 PM the SUV encountered the pedestrian and failed to avoid a crash.

The front of the SUV collided with the pedestrian at speed. The 26-year-old man from Sarasota was pronounced deceased at the scene by first responders.

Officers from the FHP have also stated that an investigation is ongoing to determine if a second vehicle also collided with the 26-year-old.


During his time as a public attorney for the State of Florida, Bernard Walsh developed a passion for defending the legal rights of Florida's citizens. Having seen many people being taken advantage of after being injured and the financial harm that can cause for families he committed himself fully to helping injured clients get justice, by fighting to make greedy insurance companies pay what they owe.

Sarasota Man Killed After Being Hit By SUV On 301 In Bradenton

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