Crime

Pedestrian killed crossing US 41 Friday night

Harry C. Ziegler, 55, or Bradenton, was struck by a car and killed as he was crossing U.S. 41 Friday night, according to a report released by the Florida Highway Patrol,

The 2013 Chevrolet was northbound in the right lane as it crossed Braden Avenue. Zielgler was walking from the west to the east side of the road and crossed into the path of the oncoming vehicle, the report said.

The vehicle struck Zielger, who was thrown into the left lane by the impact, according to the report.

The medical examiner's officer reported Zielgler dead, the report said.

-- HERALD STAFF REPORTS

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