BRADENTON – A Bradenton woman was killed Tuesday morning when she attempted to cross U.S. 41 near Cortez Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
About 2:15 a.m., an SUV driven by a 34-year-old Palmetto woman was traveling north on the left turn lane on U.S. 41, just south of Cortez Road. A pedestrian was walking north in the same lane as the SUV when they collided.
The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where she died. She was 26-years-old.