An accident in eastern Manatee county involving a pedestrian and a motor vehicle has left one person dead.
Florida Highway Patrol reported that the crash took place early Wednesday morning after 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Morgan Johnson road and 37th Ave. East.
The victim was a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle and incurred mortal injuries from the impact. Not yet identified by officials, the victim was taken to a local hospital.
Troopers said the accident is currently under investigation.