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Sarasota Police Investigating Fatal Traffic Crash
The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that happened around 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2023.
A 64-year-old Sarasota man was crossing the street near the intersection of Browning Street and U.S. 41. He was not walking in a crosswalk. He was hit by a vehicle heading southbound on U.S. 41. The pedestrian was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
The driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Investigators determined the driver was not under the influence during the crash, which is still under investigation.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Sarasota Police Traffic Unit Officer Julia Beskin at 941-263-6822 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com