Bradenton, FL (October 12, 2020) - A female pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Bradenton on Sunday. The crash took place on U.S. 41.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident scene. When officials arrived, they found the deceased woman lying in the roadway. Her identity has not been revealed at this time. Troopers believe that the woman was crossing the road when she was hit by an orange and black Ford F-150 pickup truck that fled the crash scene. Police are still looking tor the driver of the truck at this time and have released images of the vehicle in an effort to get the public to come forward with information on the driver.
An investigation remains ongoing. There is no further information available at this time.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family during this difficult time.
Last year in Florida, there were reports of more than 700 fatal pedestrian accidents. In addition, thousands more were hurt in pedestrian accidents all throughout our state. Both drivers and pedestrians should always be alert while on the roadway. A Florida pedestrian crash can happen in the blink of an eye and the results can be devastating. Police will continue to investigate this Bradenton pedestrian accident to determine which party was responsible.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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