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Palmetto man dies a week after U.S. 41 crash, troopers say

Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 1:20 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 31, 2022 at 11:25 AM EST
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UPDATED Jan 31 with airlifted victim dying Jan. 28

PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB) - A 67-year-old Palmetto man has died of injuries received in a Jan. 21 crash in Manatee County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The man was at the intersection of Bayshore Road and U.S. 41 shortly after noon. A second vehicle driven by a 16-year-old from Palmetto was traveling south on U.S. 41 approaching the intersection.

After stopping at the stop sign, the man drove into the intersection and hit the teenager’s car, troopers said.

The man was airlifted to Blake Medical Center where he later died, investigators said.

The investigation is continuing.

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