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Bradenton, FL - Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run on 14th St. West

Bradenton, FL (April 1, 2023) - Officials in Bradenton responded to the scene of a serious crash involving a pedestrian on Saturday morning, April 1st. The accident occurred just before 7:00 a.m. on 14th Street West near 21st Avenue West.

Police say that a man in his 60s was trying to cross the road when he was hit by a car. The driver of the car then fled the scene. Rescue workers arrived and pronounced the pedestrian dead. His identity has not been revealed at this time. The hit-and-run vehicle was described as a dark-colored BMW or Honda with damage to its hood and front side. 

Anyone who has information on the crash should contact the Bradenton Police Department. No further details are available.

Hit-and-run accidents in Florida account for approximately 20% of all reported traffic accidents in our state. These crashes usually result in severe injuries and even death. Drivers who flee the scene of a car accident usually do so knowing that they have caused a major crash.

We would like to offer our condolences to the family of the pedestrian who was killed in this hit-and-run crash in Bradenton.

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