Sarasota Police investigating traffic fatality crash

SARASOTA, FL. – December 4, 2017   – 10:30 a.m.

Officers with the Sarasota Police Department are investigating a traffic crash involving a pedestrian that occurred shortly after 10pm on Friday, December 1, 2017.

A black 2008 Honda 2-door was traveling eastbound on Fruitville Road approaching Lemon Avenue in Sarasota.

John C. Boyd, 71, of Sarasota, was crossing Fruitville Road in a crosswalk against a walk signal when he was struck.  Boyd later died as a result of injuries he sustained in the crash.

The driver has been cooperative throughout the investigation.  The crash remains under investigation.

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