Traffic

Crash shuts down U.S. 41 near Manatee/Hillsborough county line

At least one person was hurt in a crash that shut down U.S. 41 just north of the Manatee-Hillsborough county line, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash at the intersection with Valroy Road in Ruskin was reported at 6:01 a.m. As of about 7:40 a.m., the highway had been partially reopened, according to the FHP website

Other details were not immediately available.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area, if possible, and seek an alternate route.

Breaking News/Real Time Reporter Mark Young began his career in 1996 and has been with the Bradenton Herald since 2014. He has won more than a dozen awards over the years, including the coveted Lucy Morgan Award for In-Depth Reporting from the Florida Press Club and for beat reporting from the Society for Professional Journalists to name a few. His reporting experience is as diverse as the communities he covers.
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