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1 dead, at least 2 injured in Charlotte County crash

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Posted at 6:50 PM, Jul 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-20 18:50:23-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — One man is dead, and at least two people are injured after a car crash near El Jobean Road and Tea Street, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Matthew Huffman, 56, was driving westbound on S.R. 776 approaching Tea Street when he struck a median. FHP said Huffman was ejected from the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. FHP said three motorcycles and a small SUV were also involved. Two people were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

FHP said Huffman's family has been notified, and an investigation is underway.