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.