Pedestrian, 58, dies in U.S. 41 accident in Bradenton

MANATEE — A 58-year-old man was struck and killed late Friday while trying to walk across U.S. 41 in Bradenton, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The driver of a 2007 GMC SUV was heading southbound on U.S. 41 about 10:25 p.m., when he struck John J. Harney Jr. while he was trying to walk westbound across U.S. 41 south of the intersection with 57th Avenue West, according to a report.

Harney, of Bradenton, was pronounced dead at the scene.