Pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed in North Port

Pedestrian hit by vehicle, killed in North Port
(Source: WAVE 3 News)

NORTH PORT, Fla. (WWSB) - A pedestrian was killed trying to cross U.S. 41 in North Port Tuesday night, city officials said.

A spokesman for the City of North Port told ABC7 that a 48-year-old woman was attempting to cross the highway just after 11 p.m., when she was hit by a vehicle. It was confirmed that the pedestrian died.

North Port police shut down southbound U.S. 41 in that area until around 1:45 a.m., Wednesday.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is available.

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