News: Bradenton man dies after being struck by hit-and-run driver

BRADENTON, FL – A man has died after being hit by a semi-truck driver who left the scene in Manatee County, the Bradenton Herald reports.


The victim, a 57-year-old man from Bradenton, passed away Friday at Blake Medical Center.  The Florida Highway Patrol said he was struck while walking on U.S. 41 near 113th Street East late Wednesday night. The vehicle was described as a red semi-truck that was towing a white trailer.


The victim’s name has not yet been released. Troopers said he was struck as he was walking with the southbound flow of traffic in the designated bicycle lane.


Anyone with information about the hit-and-run crash was asked to contact the FHP or Crime Stoppers.



If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence and recklessness of a hit-and-run driver, you may be entitled to significant compensation for medical bills and other expenses.  Contact a Bradenton Hit-and-Run Accident Attorney from Kemp, Ruge and Green Law Group for a free consultation so we can advise you on the next steps in the fight for justice. Respond in our online chat box or give us a call at 727-325-5512 to tell us about your case and find out if we can help.

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