Pedestrian hit in Manatee County fatal crash

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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — A 71-year-old woman from West Melbourne was killed after she was hit by a car Tuesday night in Manatee County.

A 27-year-old Bradenton man was driving south on US-41, north of 66th Avenue West. The woman was walking toward the west, attempting to cross the southbound US-41 travel lanes.

The woman walked into the road in front of the driver, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The driver crashed into her, and she was pronounced dead on the scene, troopers said.

No further details were immediately available.

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