Man killed after off-road crash in Manatee County


MANATEE COUNTY, Fl. — On Monday afternoon, February 20th, a man who was a resident of Maine was killed after crashing off-road into a light pole, street signs, and a tree in Manatee County.

According to authorities, a 42-year-old man was headed south on Tara Boulevard in his sedan, approaching a right curve at Chickasaw Boyou Road.

The man couldn’t make the turn and veered off the road into the grass median, where he crashed into a light pole and two street signs. The sedan then crossed into northbound lanes and crashed into a tree.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.