Manatee County– Florida Highway Patrol Has Announced That One Person Has Died After An Automobile Ran Into Them On US-41 (14th Street West) In Bradenton Late Tuesday Night.

According to the report by FHP, the fatal accident began as a sedan with a 27-year-old man from Bradenton Florida, was driving southbound on US-41, North of the intersection with 66th Avenue West.

As the sedan was approaching from the north, a 71-year-old woman from West Melbourne Florida was walking toward the west, attempting to cross the southbound US-41 travel lanes.

At 11:38 P.M. the pedestrian entered the southbound lanes of US-41, walking directly into the Path of the oncoming sedan. The right front of the sedan collided with the Pedestrian.

The pedestrian came to rest on the southbound US-41 and was pronounced deceased on the scene.

FHP has stated that the crash remains under investigation.