News: Passenger killed when driver hits tree in Sarasota Co. 


SARASOTA COUNTY, FL – A driver crashed their car into a tree after swerving to avoid hitting other automobiles amid standstill traffic, resulting in the death of their passenger. 

This single-vehicle collision happened before 6:45 p.m. Sunday on I-75 South near mile marker 194, according to the Herald-Tribune

The passenger succumbed to fatal wounds at the scene, while the driver was hospitalized for serious wounds. 

No other details have been reported. 

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