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A three-year-old child was hit and killed by a pickup truck Saturday afternoon on the south Skyway fishing pier in Manatee County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
One person was taken to the hospital after a plane crashed into a Venice pond Saturday afternoon, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
Boaters, who were disappointed the city of Tampa canceled Gasparilla due to COVID-19 concerns, set sail on Saturday for an alternative parade.
St. Jude Catholic Church, which was supposed to offer the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, worked with the health departments in Sarasota and Manatee Counties to secure Moderna shots for 200 people on Saturday.
Hundreds of boaters held an alternative Gasparilla boat parade Saturday, triggering excitement among Gasparilla fans and COVID-19 concerns among health experts.