Punta Gorda man dies following early December crash

Writer: Melissa Montoya
Credit: CBS

A 94-year-old Punta Gorda man died on Monday following a 4-vehicle crash in early December.

The crash occurred at the intersection of US-41 and Hancock Avenue on Dec. 1, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release.

According to the report, the man suffered a medical episode while crossing the intersection. His vehicle, a sedan, drifted across the lanes and hit three others.

The four drivers in the crash were not named due to Marsy’s Law.

A 74-year-old man and his 71-year-old passenger, both of Punta Gorda, suffered minor injuries in the crash.

A 48-year-old man, of Port Charlotte, also suffered minor injuries in the crash.


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