Bradenton, FL (April 26, 2019) - A pedestrian lost his life in a crash on US-41 Friday, April 26th. The crash happened along the highway, near Hillview and Hawthorne Streets.
According to authorities, a vehicle collided with an adult male around 7:20 a.m. The man suffered critical injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. The man's identity has not been released at this time and there is no information on the driver of the vehicle. The crash caused all lanes of US-41 to be closed while an investigation was ongoing. The road later reopened and traffic returned to normal.
There is no additional information currently available.
Our condolences go out to the man who lost his life in this tragic crash on US-41.
There are approximately two pedestrian fatalities per day reported in Florida. Unfortunately, many pedestrian crashes tend to involve serious injury to pedestrians. Pedestrian crashes occur for a variety of reasons, including driver distraction, impairment, and reckless driving. Police will continue to investigate this crash to determine the cause.
If you or a loved one have been involved in a pedestrian crash in our state, the Florida pedestrian accident attorneys here at Rubenstein Law can help. We have assisted injured Floridians for over three decades and have the skills and experience to help you get the compensation you need. For your free consultation, please call 1-800 FL-Legal.
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