Lakewood Ranch woman killed in accident on State Road 70

(Source: Gray News)
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Updated: Jan. 1, 2019 at 7:49 AM EST
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MANATEE COUNTY (WWSB) - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an accident in Manatee County that claimed the life of a Lakewood Ranch woman.

The accident happened Monday evening around 6:30 p.m. near the State Road 70 and Garnet Trail intersection.

Troopers say, a car hit a woman who was walking along the eastbound paved shoulder of State Road 70.

After the accident, troopers say, the driver continued traveling eastbound, then made a U-Turn and returned to the scene.

The victim has been identified as 25-year-old Megan Elizabeth Lanham of Lakewood Ranch.

The Florida Highway Patrol is still investigating.

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