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Driver killed in early morning New Year’s Day crash on U.S. 41 identified

Updated: Jan. 1, 2020 at 8:49 AM EST
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OSPREY, Fla. (WWSB) - A man died Wednesday in an early morning crash on U.S. 41 in Osprey.

Troopers say 48-year-old Michael Allen Sanders of Osprey was traveling north on U.S. 41, south of West Bay Street, around 4am in a white 2004 Chevy Impala.

Sanders lost control, traveled across the curbed median and the southbound lanes of U.S. 41, ultimately colliding with a traffic control signal at the intersection.

Sanders was killed. The accident remains under investigation.

Photos from a fatal accident at U.S. 41 and West Bay Street in Osprey, Fla. in the early...
Photos from a fatal accident at U.S. 41 and West Bay Street in Osprey, Fla. in the early morning hours of New Year's Day.(Source: Florida Highway Patrol)
Photos from a fatal accident at U.S. 41 and West Bay Street in Osprey, Fla. in the early...
Photos from a fatal accident at U.S. 41 and West Bay Street in Osprey, Fla. in the early morning hours of New Year's Day.(Source: Florida Highway Patrol)
Photos from a fatal accident at U.S. 41 and West Bay Street in Osprey, Fla. in the early...
Photos from a fatal accident at U.S. 41 and West Bay Street in Osprey, Fla. in the early morning hours of New Year's Day.(Source: Florida Highway Patrol)

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