2 killed in Sarasota County crash after SUV collides with motorcycle

2 killed in Sarasota County crash after SUV collides with motorcycle
(Source: WMBF News)

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - Two people are dead and one person seriously injured after a crash in Sarasota County.

The crash happened Sunday night. According to officials with the Florida Highway Patrol, an SUV was driving on US 41 north. The driver of the SUV was attempting to turn onto Bayshore Road when she drove into the path of a motorcycle with two occupants.

Both the driver and passenger on the motorcycle were killed. Their names have not yet been released, but FHP confirms that the two deceased individuals are a 30-year-old male and 24-year-old female. Neither were wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.

A previous version of this story incorrectly reported that this crash occurred in Manatee County due to an error in the police report. It has been updated to correctly identify the location.

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