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67-year-old man killed in Manatee County crash

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MANATEE COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - One man was killed in a traffic accident early Thursday evening in Manatee County.

The crash happened around 4:30pm at US 41 and 37th Street East. Troopers say 67-year-old William Hardesty was traveling north on US 41 in the right lane when he crashed into a vehicle that was stopped for traffic. The front and left side of Hardesty's vehicle collided with the rear of the vehicle and he was ejected from his vehicle.

Hardesty was killed in the crash. The other driver, a 70-year-old man from Manatee County, was uninjured.

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