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One dead in Punta Gorda crash

Posted at 5:39 PM, Dec 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 17:39:50-05

One is dead after a crash that took place in  Punta Gorda on Saturday, according to a report.

Joshua Stewart, 34, was traveling northbound on Florida St. approaching Dundee Rd.

He then entered the west shoulder and struck a utility pole. The driver then struck a tree and and came to final rest against a guard rail.

Deputies say the accident was not alcohol related.