Fatal car accident in Manatee County – WWSB

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – One person is dead after a single car crash in Manatee County this morning just before 2 a.m., according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash took place as the 24-year-old Bradenton man was traveling north on I-75, approaching State Road 64. The driver failed to make a right turn, and drove off the road into a retention pond.
The car submerged in the pond and the driver was pronounced dead on the scene, according to FHP.
The crash remains under investigation.
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