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Pedestrian killed trying to cross US-41

Posted at 9:57 AM, Jan 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-18 12:33:37-05

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — A 50-year-old man was killed attempting to cross a busy highway Wednesday morning.

Florida Highway Patrol says the man was trying to cross the southbound lanes of US-41 in Port Charlotte near Main Street just before 7 a.m. when he was struck by an oncoming sedan.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.