Pedestrian struck by vehicle, dies on U.S. 41 in Bradenton

MANATEE -- A pedestrian was killed Friday evening while trying to cross U.S. 41 in Bradenton, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The victim stepped into the street near the intersection with 50th Avenue Place West about 7:25 p.m. and was struck. The victim, who was going from west to east, died at the scene, according to FHP.

As of late Saturday night, the victim's name had not yet been released, pending notification of family.