Pedestrian killed in crash at 15th Street East in south Bradenton

The intersection of 15th Street East and 5th Avenue Drive East was closed Tuesday morning after...
The intersection of 15th Street East and 5th Avenue Drive East was closed Tuesday morning after a fatal crash.(FDOT)
Published: Aug. 9, 2022 at 7:24 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 9, 2022 at 9:27 AM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

UPDATED at 9:30 a.m. with details of the crash.

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A pedestrian was killed early Tuesday morning in south Bradenton, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened shortly before 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of 15th Street East and 55th Avenue Drive East, troopers said.

Investigators say a Bradenton man was driving south on 15th Street East approaching 57th Avenue East. A 42-year-old man from Pembroke Pines was walking on the darkened roadway, without wearing any reflective material or flashlight.

The driver’ sedan hit the pedestrian, who died at the scene, troopers say. The Florida Highway Patrol Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating the crash.

Copyright 2022 WWSB. All rights reserved.