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Sarasota man killed in hit-and-run crash

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If you have any information about Saturday's fatal crash please contact FHP. If you have any information about Saturday's fatal crash please contact FHP.
SARASOTA, FL (WFLA) - Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol are asking for the public’s assistance in tracking down a driver who fled a fatal crash Saturday morning in Sarasota.

William E. Wren, a 71-year-old Sarasota resident, was transported to Sarasota Memorial Hospital just after 10 a.m. He died a short time later. Authorities are on the lookout for a Honda sedan.

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According to a FHP report Wren was stopped in the westbound lane on his 2007 Honda motorcycle at the intersection of Bee Ridge and Lockwood Ridge roads when the sedan struck the bike and dragged it approximately 250 feet.

Wren and the motorcycle were left in the road near Murdock Ave. The driver of the Honda sped away according to witnesses.

If you have any information about this incident please contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.

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