News: Senior killed in Manatee Co. pedestrian crash on US-41

BRADENTON, FL – A 71-year-old woman from West Melbourne died late Tuesday night after a vehicle struck her on a highway in Bradenton, reports 10 Tampa Bay.

Police say the incident happened just after 11:30 p.m. on the southbound side of 14th Street West, or US-41, just north of 66th Avenue West.

The woman was walking across the southbound lanes of 14th Street West when a vehicle hit her, and she died at the scene.

The 27-year-old driver did not sustain injuries in the accident.

It is unclear why the woman attempted to cross the highway on foot. A full investigation of the incident is underway.

If you’ve lost a family member in pedestrian accident in Manatee County, it’s in your best interest to seek legal representation before you file a claim. The Tampa Bay area pedestrian accident lawyers at Mickey Keenan P.A. will prioritize your case so that you can focus on remembering your loved one. Reach us today online or by phone at (813) 871-1300 to schedule a free consultation.

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