Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
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Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit Investigating Traffic Fatality
The Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a traffic fatality crash that happened last night, Monday, April 8, 2019, at approximately 10 p.m., near the intersection of Grove Street and South Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41), Sarasota. The crash involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.
A vehicle was traveling southbound on South Tamiami Trail at Grove Street. A pedestrian, an adult female, was crossing South Tamiami Trail from west to east, not in a crosswalk, in a dark area, when she was struck by the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle stopped immediately and was cooperative with Officers. The pedestrian died at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation by the Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit.