I-75 reopens in Sarasota Co. after fatal accident

(Courtesy @twjohnson)

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) –A fatal crash involving several vehicles shut down northbound and southbound lanes of I-75 in Sarasota County Thursday night.

The accident occured in the northbound lanes at mile marker 199.

Highway officials said one person was killed and passengers in four other vehicles were being treated.

As of 5:09 a.m. Friday, all lanes of I-75 were reopened.

No further information is available at this time.

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