Pedestrian killed in accident identified as Sarasota man

MANATEE -- A 38-year-old Sarasota man was killed Thursday night after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of University Parkway and Medici Court, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

William N. Sapp was walking south across University Parkway, east of the intersection with Medici, when he was struck just before 10:30 p.m. by a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle driving westbound, an FHP release stated.

Charges are pending against the 67-year-old female driver of the SUV, the release stated.