Driver killed, 2 kids taken to hospital after Sarasota County crash

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal Tuesday car crash that happened near mile marker 203 northbound on I–75 in Sarasota County.

It happened around 8:20 p.m.

Officials said a pickup lost control and went off the road. The vehicle went into a tree line and came to rest on its side.

Troopers say the driver died and two girls were taken to a hospital with unknown injuries. Officials have not said how old those girls are.

A cat and a dog escaped the overturned vehicle. Their whereabouts are unknown. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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