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Man Dies, And Two Injured In Car Accident On US 41 In Charlotte County Wednesday Night


Charlotte County – Florida Highway Patrol has announced that one person has died after an auto accident In Charlotte County Wednesday Night.

According to the report by FHP, the fatal crash began as a sedan driven by an 18 year-old-man from Punt Gorda, Florida, was traveling south on US 41, approaching Notre Dame Boulevard, on the inside lane. Also traveling in the vehicle was a 17-year-old boy from Punta Gorda.

Ahead of the sedan with the two young men, was a sedan driven by a 59 year-old-man from Punta Gorda who stopped at the intersection of Notre Dame Boulevard and US 41, preparing to make a right turn.

At approximately 3:14 A.M. The driver of the sedan on Notre Dame Boulevard turned right onto US 41 failing to yield to the oncoming traffic and driving directly into the path of the oncoming car.

The front of the first sedan collided with the rear of the second sedan at speed.

The force of the collision redirected the right-turning sedan onto the shoulder, where it overturned.

The first vehicle with the two young men then traveled off the roadway and came to rest on the shoulder of the road.

The driver of the second vehicle, the 59-year-old man from Punta Gorda was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The driver and passenger of the first vehicle sustained injuries and were then transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.

This crash remains under investigation by authorities.

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Man Dies, And Two Injured In Car Accident On US 41 In Charlotte County Wednesday Night

Goldman Babboni Fernandez
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