SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - A single-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 claimed the life of one man and left another in critical condition.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, just after 3 a.m. Friday morning a Chevy Silverado was involved in a single-vehicle crash on northbound I-75, just before the Bee Ridge Road exit.
The driver and two passengers were approaching mile marker 206 when the truck went off the roadway to the right shoulder and overturned, says Troopers with FHP.
Deputies with the Sarasota Sheriff's Office, who were first to arrive on the scene, stated that the driver and both passengers were ejected during the crash.
The first passenger suffered serious injuries and was taken to Sarasota Memorial for treatment. The second passenger suffered critical injuries and was also taken to Sarasota Memorial.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.
At this time names have not been released pending next of kin notification.
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