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Credit: Florida Highway Patrol.

72-year-old Ave Maria man killed in I-75 crash in Charlotte County

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a deadly crash on southbound I-75 near Kings Highway exit 170 in Charlotte County Monday.

According to FHP, a 72-year-old man, of Ave Maria, who was driving a sedan was killed in a crash with a tanker truck.

The sedan was southbound on I-75 at mile marker 169, with the tanker just ahead of it southbound on the interstate. The sedan hit the back of the tanker and came to a final stop on southbound lanes.

The man in the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The roadway was cleared after several hours of investigation.

Writer:WINK News
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