UPDATE: One person dead after single-vehicle crash in Myakka City
MYAKKA CITY, Fla. (WWSB) - A 21-year-old man has died and his 20-year-old passenger is in critical condition after a single vehicle crash in Myakka City.
It happened on SR 64, near Verna Bethany Road just before 4:30 a.m., Saturday.
Troopers say the driver was not wearing his seatbelt when he lost control of his SUV. The vehicle went into the side grass shoulder of the road and struck a guardrail. It then overturned, ejecting the driver, who was later pronounced deceased at the scene.
The passenger was transported to Tampa General Hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.
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