Pedestrian killed crossing Fruitville Road

Updated: Feb. 18, 2021 at 7:20 AM EST
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A 43-year old man was killed while trying to cross Fruitville Road Wednesday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The man, who has not yet been identified by police, was trying to cross the road just west of Avant Street around 7:30 p.m. Troopers say he stepped off the raised median into the westbound lane and was struck by a sedan.

The incident is under investigation, FHP reports.

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