MANATEE — A 64-year-old Bradenton man died after he was struck by a pickup Tuesday night, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The man, whose name has not been released pending notification of his family, was jaywalking eastbound in the 2800 block of 14th Street West when the collision happened at about 9:30 p.m. The 79-year-old driver was headed northbound, according to FHP.
The pedestrian was airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, where he later died, said Lt. Chris Miller this morning.
“We’re not sure where he came from,” but the driver of the pickup did not see the pedestrian until he was right in front of the vehicle, Trooper Todd Bergman said at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.