Pedestrian dead following crash on Bee Ridge Road

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Updated: Sep. 15, 2020 at 8:58 AM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Officials say that a pedestrian was not crossing in a designated crosswalk when he was fatally struck early Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred just after 6 a.m. The Sarasota Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting The Florida Highway Patrol with the investigation. The crash involved a Ford F150 truck that was traveling westbound on Bee Ridge approaching Beneva Road.

The crash report says that the pedestrian was not within the designated cross walk located on Bee Ridge.

The pedestrian, identified only as a 37-year-old male, was pronounced dead on scene.

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