Bradenton woman, 29, dies after being hit by car

MANATEE - A 29-year-old Bradenton woman died late Thursday after she was hit by a car while walking on 14th Street West, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The accident happened about 8:15 p.m. Thursday just south of the intersection with 28th Avenue West.

Colleen J. Kramer was crossing the street when a southbound vehicle driven by a Tampa man struck her. She was thrown onto the hood and hit the windshield before she fell into the road, according to a news release.

Troopers said the driver tried to avoid hitting Kramer.

Kramer was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, where she later died, according to FHP.