23 Year Old Port Charlotte Man Cited After Fatal Crash On Kings Highway
DESOTO COUNTY FL - FHP reported one person was killed in a single car crash on Kings Highway Thursday Night.
The crash occurred as a 23 year old man from Port Charlotte was northbound in a car driving on Kings Highway with a 23 year old male passenger also from Port Charlotte, south of County Road 761.
At 8:26:00 PM the driver lost control of the vehicle, and the sedan left the roadway driving onto the grass shoulder where is crashed into a guardrail and rolled over.
The force of the impact ejected the passenger from the car during the crash.
The injured passenger was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The passenger was not wearing a safety belt during the accident.
The driver of the car suffered only minor injuries and received a citation for careless driving involving a death. The driver will later need to appear at court.
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