SARASOTA -- A 19-year pedestrian from Hendersonville, Tenn., was killed when struck by a truck at 3:17 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 75 at the mile marker 207 exit for Bee Ridge Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A 2011 Mack Vision driven by a 50-year-old Cape Coral man was northbound on I-75 in the right lane approaching the exit ramp for State Road 758 (Bee Ridge Road).
The pedestrian, south of the exit ramp for the east, grass shoulder, ran westbound on to S.R. 93 into the right northbound lane into the path of the Vision, which struck the teen, according to the report.
The name of the pedestrian has been withheld pending notification of family members.