Hit-and-run kills man lying in middle of road

A 60-year-old man died as a result of a hit-and-run crash in Manatee County Wednesday night.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the man walked into the middle of  eastbound State Road 70 and laid down in the center lane. A vehicle then struck the man, who has been identified as Kenneth Hendry of Bradenton. The car failed to stop and fled the scene.

A second car then struck the man. The driver of the second vehicle stopped and remained on scene until authorities arrived. 

Anyone with information on the hit-and-run driver is encouraged to call FHP at 941.751.8350. 


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