Man dies after crashing car into pole

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SARASOTA COUNTY - A motorist was killed in eastern Sarasota County after crashing their car into a pole.

It happened Friday around 4 am on State Road 72 about 26 miles east of the Clark Road exit of I-75.

Emergency responders say the car crashed into a pole, and the driver was killed instantly.

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the cause. They have not ruled out the possibility that heavy fog played a role in the crash.