Venice man dead after crashing vehicle into tree

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Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013 1:16 pm | Updated: 4:19 pm, Fri Apr 5, 2013.

SARASOTA COUNTY - A Venice man is dead after crashing his vehicle into a tree.

It happened Friday around 2:30am on U.S. 41 at National Boulevard.

62-year-old Samuel W. Greer III of Venice was traveling eastbound on U.S. 41, and as he passed the intersection of National Boulevard he lost control, slid across the westbound lanes and crashed into a large oak tree.

He died at the scene.

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