Fatal crash in Punta Gorda involves scooter

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CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -A Punta Gorda man died Tuesday after his scooter collided with another vehicle on U.S. 41.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened at the intersection of U.S. 41 and Acline Road around 2:15pm Tuesday.

82-year-old John Brough was westbound on Acline Road and stopped at the stop sign at U.S. 41.  Troopers say Brough proceeded into the intersection and collided with the left front of a southbound car.  That car then collided with another southbound SUV.

Brough, who was wearing a helmet during the crash,  was transported to Charlotte Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The drivers of the other vehicles were uninjured.