Crime

Manatee woman struck, killed in pedestrian accident

MANATEE — A Manatee woman walking on a dark roadway was struck and killed by a car in a crash early Sunday morning, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.

Troopers say at 2:20 a.m. Sunday, the 19-year-old woman walked in front of a two-door Mitsubishi while trying to cross 301 Boulevard, west of Ninth Street East. The car’s right front fender hit the woman and she later died at Manatee Memorial Hospital of injuries suffered in the collision.

The FHP report said the woman, who has not yet been identified, was wearing dark clothing and the 21-year-old driver did not see her. No charges will be filed, deputies said.

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