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Sarasota Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit While Crossing Clark Rd Saturday Night

SARASOTA – Florida Highway Patrol announced that a man was killed after being struck by 2 vehicles while attempting to cross Clark Road Saturday night.

The deadly accident began Saturday evening as a 40-year-old man from Sarasota was on foot near the intersection of Clark Rd (SR 72) and Swift Road.

As the man was entering the intersection a Car driven by a 24-year-old man from Sarasota was driving westbound on Clark Road in the right lane.

Also in the right lane driving west was a 34-year-old woman driving a Sport Utility Vehicle, following behind the Car.

As the vehicles approached the pedestrian was attempting to cross all 4 lanes of Clark road. At 8:45 PM the pedestrian entered the path of the oncoming vehicles and the drivers were unable to avoid a collision.

The Pedestrian was struck by the front of the sedan within the right lane of westbound Clark Road. After being hit by the first vehicle the pedestrian was struck again by the SUV that was following the car.

After being hit by the vehicles the Sarasot aman came to a rest in the lanes of travel in Clark Road.

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased by first responders at the scene of the crash.

FHP has stated that the accident remains under investigation.

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Sarasota Pedestrian Dies After Being Hit While Crossing Clark Rd Saturday Night

Goldman Babboni Fernandez
Murphy & Walsh

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