Two-vehicle crash kills senior at Sarasota Co. intersection

SARASOTA, FL – A 76-year-old man died Monday morning when his vehicle collided with a pickup truck at an intersection in Sarasota, reports Herald-Tribune.

Police say the incident happened at 7:55 a.m. at the intersection of Oakhurst Boulevard and Bee Ridge Road.

The investigation thus far suggests that an eastbound pickup truck crashed into the left side of the victim’s vehicle as he attempted to turn left from the northbound side of Oakhurst onto westbound Bee Ridge. The victim had been stopped at a stop sign on Oakhurst and neglected to yield the right of way to the pickup truck.

The unidentified victim died at the scene of the accident.

A full investigation of the incident is underway.

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