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Major crash on US-41 in Sarasota results in 1 fatality

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SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Stephen Witzer, 71, of Sarasota, was the victim of the deadly crash on US-41 Tuesday. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Witzer was travailing southbound on US-41 when an Acura, traveling northbound, turned into the path of Witzer's Ferrari, causing the accident.

FHP has also confirmed that the second driver has been taken to Sarasota Memorial hospital with serious injuries.

State Troopers say a 2017 Ferrari 488 Spyder was heading southbound on US-41 when the 88 year old driver of an Acura TLX, traveling north, turned into the path of the Ferrari, causing the accident.  

Troopers closed down several lanes while they conducted an investigation, which caused some traffic in the area.  

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