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FHP: Woman struck by car while Jaywalking

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - A woman suffered serious injuries Friday night after she was hit by a vehicle on Bee Ridge Road.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of the vehicle was traveling eastbound in the left turn lane of Bee Ridge road just before Belmont Blvd around 6:30 p.m. That's when authorities say the driver struck the pedestrian, who was wearing dark clothing, as she was improperly crossing the roadway.

Roslyn Morre, 42, of Sarasota, was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with serious injuries, after the driver of the vehicle contact emergency response crews.

Morre has been cited by FHP for improperly crossing between signalized intersections. An update on her condition is not available at this time.

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