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Pedestrian dies in hospital after Monday crash

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Published: Dec. 27, 2021 at 9:57 PM EST
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UPDATE Tuesday at 8:15 a.m., with death of one pedestrian.

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - One pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle Monday evening on Palmer Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said Tuesday.

The accident happened Monday at Palmer Road and Raymond Road right around 6:15 p.m.

Troopers said a sedan driven by a 17-year-old girl was traveling on Palmer Road when two pedestrians were walking north on Raymond Road.

That 17-year-old hit the pedestrians as they were trying to cross Palmer Road. Both pedestrians were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

The man, a 67-year-old man from Michigan, died early Tuesday, troopers said. The 62-year-old female remains in critical condition.

The driver was not injured.

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