Pedestrian hit by car while crossing Bee Ridge Road

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SARASOTA - Authorities say a Sarasota man was injured Friday night when he crossed Bee Ridge Road into the path of a vehicle.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, just before 10pm Friday, 49-year-old Darryl Hammis was walking northbound across Bee Ridge at the intersection with McIntosh Road and stepped into the path of a westbound Lexus driven by Kim Mitchell of New Jersey.

Mitchell attempted to avoid Hammis, but her vehicle still struck him.

He was flown to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton in serious condition.

Charges are pending.