CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that killed a man, who was a passenger in the car on Friday night.
The 79-year-old man was transported to the hospital and was in critical condition. He was later pronounced deceased.
The 25-year-old driver was traveling south on Interstate 75 in the inside lane and south of Tuckers Grade. The vehicle veered into the median, rotated and collided with a tree. Following the crash, the vehicle came to rest in the median.
The driver has minor injuries from the crash.