Bradenton Ciclyst Dies From Accident Injuries

Bradenton Police are looking for information about the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a cyclist Tamiami Trail Tuesday morning.

The crash happened as forty-four year old Bradenton man Leroy Anderson was hit by a vehicle as he attempted to cross Tamiami Trail. The crash took place at roughly 8:00 in the morning when Anderson attempted to cross Tamiami trail south of the DeSoto bridge near First Street West.

First responders rushed Anderson to Blake Medical Center for emergency treatment where he died Thursday later that week.

In the aftermath of the crash traffic was blocked as investigators gathered information about the accident.

Traffic Homicide Investigator Master Patrol Officer Chris Hutchko from the Bradenton Police department is asking anyone with knowledge of the incident to call 941-932-9300.

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Bernie Walsh

Education Bernard F. Walsh graduated from the University of South Florida before receiving his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in 1978. During law school, he was selected to serve as a research clerk and intern for a Federal Judge and the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was awarded The National Book Awards for Constitutional Law and Professional Responsibility during law school. Experience Bernard Walsh devoted the next three years to trial work for the State of Florida. This provided him with the opportunity to concentrate on his trial abilities, with numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes. Since 1982, he has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida. Mr. Walsh has been listed in Avvo, an attorney rating site, as Superb. LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell, an attorneys rating publication, has rated Mr. Walsh as very high legal ability and ethical standards. Mr. Walsh is listed in National Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and was inducted into Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He has also won the largest playground recoveries, one of the top three motorcycle recoveries, and the second largest daycare center recovery in the State of Florida. He is also a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum is a group of attorneys who have achieved career case successes that include multi-million dollar recoveries, settlements and/or verdicts.