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Scooter Driver Hit And Killed After Being Separated From Vehicle On Beneva Rd

SARASOTA FL – Florida Highway Patrol announced one person has died after being struck by the trailer towed by a pickup truck Sunday night.

The accident happened soon after a 42-year-old man from Sarasota had a mishap while driving a scooter northbound on Beneva road just north of Proctor road after 1:00 AM Sunday morning.

For reasons not yet reported, the driver of the scooter had become separated from his vehicle and was lying facedown on the roadway in the outside lane of Beneva road.

As the man lay on the pavement, a 48-year-old man from Sarasota was approaching the scene driving a pickup truck towing a trailer.

At 1:30 AM the driver of the pickup truck came upon the disabled scooter driver who was still lying facedown on the road and attempted to avoid a collision by swerving to the right. The driver avoided hitting the pedestrian with the pickup truck however, the disabled pedestrian was struck by the tires of the trailer that the pickup truck was towing.

First responders pronounced the scooter driver deceased at the scene.

FHP has stated the crash remains under investigation.

Attorney David Goldman has a strong belief that everyone should be treated fairly and those with the means should do what they can to bring justice in all areas of our society. That belief has led him to help Florida's injured from being taken advantage of by corporations and insurance companies. Since 1989 David Goldman has been fighting for the rights of Floridians both as an attorney and by personally supporting our community.

Scooter Driver Hit And Killed After Being Separated From Vehicle On Beneva Rd

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