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Bradenton man dies after being struck by oncoming cars on US 41

By Kaycee Sloan,


MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A man has died after he was struck by oncoming cars while attempting to cross the road on Monday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Bradenton man, 59, was attempting to cross the southbound lanes of US 41, south of 51st Ave. Drive West around 9:02 p.m.

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While the 59-year-old was attempting to cross the road, a Bradenton woman, 31, and a Bradenton man, 38, were traveling south on US 41. Officials stated that the man and woman struck the pedestrian.

After the Bradenton man was struck, another car driven by a Bradenton man, 79, struck him again.

When police arrived on the scene, the 59-year-old was pronounced dead. No one else sustained injuries as a result of the crash.

According to FHP, the crash remains under investigation.

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