Tragic Fatality Occurs at U.S. 301 and 44th Avenue East Intersection


SARASOTA, FL – In the early hours of Friday morning, a harrowing accident unfolded at the intersection of U.S. 301 and 44th Avenue East, leaving at least one person dead, as reported by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).

The FHP swiftly responded to the scene after receiving reports of the crash shortly before 5:30 a.m. While details are still emerging, the incident has drawn significant attention, and authorities are diligently investigating the circumstances surrounding the tragedy.

As of now, there are no reported roadblocks in the area, as stated on the FHP website. The gravity of the incident is further emphasized by footage captured from cameras operated by the Florida Department of Transportation, which shows one vehicle resting in a ditch near the intersection.