Pedestrian killed crossing Fruitville Road

Pedestrian killed crossing Fruitville Road
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating an incident Wednesday evening.

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.

Copyright 2021 WWSB. All rights reserved.