Sarasota County – FHP announced a man was hit and killed on I-75 near mile marker 205.
The accident happened as 45 year old Jason Sanders from North Port was driving south on interstate 75 with passenger 41 year old Daniel Weems from Port Charlotte in a 2009 Dodge Caliber crossover.
As Sanders drove south of Clark Road, they encountered 41 year old Brent Bates Cangelosi who was lying on the roadway. Cangelosi was lying prone partially within the center lane and left lane.
Sanders struck Cangelosi at speed, then came to a controlled stop on the left shoulder of I-75.
It is not yet known how Brent Bates Cangelosi came to be lying on the roadway of the highway, and an investigation is ongoing.