FHP: Pedestrian killed in accident on University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Rd.

FHP: Pedestrian killed in accident on University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Rd.
Fatal accident on University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Road. (Casart, Amber)

SARASOTA (WWSB) - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident near University Parkway and Lockwood Ridge Road.

State troopers say, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed.

The accident happened around 6:30 Friday morning.

Troopers are still on the scene investigating.

Two westbound lanes of University Parkway are blocked, but one remains open.

Drivers are being advised to avoid the area.

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