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Port Charlotte man dies in crash late Monday night

A 21-year-old Port Charlotte man died after crashing his car late Monday night.

At 10:00 p.m., Dylan Edic was driving a 2001 Dodge Ram south on Cape Haze Drive north of Haitian Road.

Edic failed to negotiate the curve and crashed into palm trees on the west shoulder, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Edic was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car which caught fire, FHP said.

Edic died at the scene.

Anybody having information about this crash is asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-344-1730 or Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers at 800-780-TIPS, to remain anonymous.