Man found dead on Oakford Road


Man found dead on Oakford Road


Date: March 18, 2013
by: Alex Mahadevan | News Editor



The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a possible hit-and-run after the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department found a dead man this weekend near a driveway east of I-75 .

Emergency services responded to a call about an injured person at the 200 block of Oakford Road at 12:43 a.m. Sunday, March 17 and discovered the body. A preliminary investigation indicates a vehicle struck the man, according to a Sheriff’s Office flash report.

The report states the vehicle suspected in the incident has been located, and a suspect is in custody.

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  • In my neighborhood, so sad.
  • Jeannine Seevers
    Mon 18th Mar 2013
    at 12:58pm
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