1 dead in Sarasota County crash

1 dead in Sarasota County crash
FILE (Source: Associated Press)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - One person has died following a crash on I-75 in Sarasota County.

The crash happened Sunday night just after 11:40. According to officials with the Florida Highway Patrol, a 22-year-old man from Punta Gorda was driving northbound on I-75 near Sumter Boulevard. Police say the man’s car slid off the roadway and collided with a metal pole.

He was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

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