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Sarasota motorcyclist hits parked SUV in fatal accident

MANATEE — A 26-year-old Sarasota man was killed in a traffic accident at 11:46 a.m. Sunday on U.S. 41 and north of Roman Road in Manatee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man’s identify has been withheld pending family notification.

A 2003 Suzuki motorcycle southbound on U.S. 41 approaching Roman Road in the inside lane clipped the right rear of 2005 Ford Expedition driven by a 61-year-old woman with a 37-year-old and 59-year-old male passengers from Balm.

FHP reports alcohol was not a factor. No other details were listed.