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.