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Fatal Accident in Sarasota, Police Investigating

SARASOTA, Fla. – The Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit officers are investigating a traffic crash fatality that occurred on Sunday, November 8, 2020, at approximately 4 a.m. near the intersection of Tuttle Avenue and Wood Street.

An adult male, not in a crosswalk, was crossing Tuttle Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle.  The driver remained on scene and was cooperative with officers.  The pedestrian died on the scene as a result of his injuries.  The name of the pedestrian is being withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit.  Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Officer Julia Beskin at 941-263-6773 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS or online at www.sarasotacrimestoppers.com

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