Fatal vehicle versus pedestrian crash under investigation

SARASOTA, Fla. – January 27, 2016 – 10 a.m.

Officers with the Sarasota Police Department are investigating a fatal crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred at approximately 1 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, in the 2200 block of North Washington Boulevard (U.S. 301), Sarasota.

The pedestrian, an adult female, age 59, was crossing the 2200 block of North Washington Blvd from east to west, when she was struck by a vehicle. Officers attempted CPR and the victim was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. The victim died several hours later. The driver was cooperative with the investigation.

The crash investigation remains ongoing.  At this time, the identification of the victim is not being release because the next of kin has not been notified.