SARASOTA (WWSB) - A man was hit and killed early Friday morning while crossing U.S. 41 across from Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota.
The accident happened around 5 a.m. between Arlington and Hawthorne on U.S. 41 and closed the northbound lanes as police investigated. The lanes re-opened around 7:15 a.m. and traffic is again moving normally through the area.
Not much else is known about the victim. Police say the driver who struck the man remained on scene and cooperated with authorities.
We will continue to follow this story and bring you more information when it’s available.