Man dies in head-on crash in Charlotte County
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A Bradenton man died after a head-on crash on US 41 near Evergreen Drive in Charlotte County early Saturday morning.
The 83-year-old man was driving a pickup truck when the crash happened, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Three other people in a different pickup truck also had minor injuries after the crash.
The Bradenton man’s pickup truck was driving the wrong way on southbound US 41, approaching Evergreen Drive, troopers said. The other pickup truck was driving south on US 41 in the outside lane.
The Bradenton man’s pickup truck hit the other truck causing both of them to rotate.
FHP said the Bradenton man was pronounced dead on scene.