A 33-year-old female was hit and killed Thursday morning in Bradenton. 

Troopers said Tawana Spann, 37, was traveling westbound on US 301 approaching 15th Street East, when a pedestrian attempted to cross US 301 and traveled into the path of Spann's vehicle. 

The vehicle struck the pedestrian, causing fatal injuries. Troopers said the pedestrian was crossing the roadway in the middle of the intersection. 

The crash occurred around 1:25 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. 

Authorities are not identifying the name of the victim until next of kin is notified.  

The crash remains under investigation.