Woman killed in Charlotte County ATV crash

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
The site of a deadly ATV crash on Merchantile Avenue. Credit: Google Maps

A Punta Gorda woman was killed in an ATV crash in Charlotte County on Thursday evening.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the 43-year-old woman was driving her ATV east on Merchantile Avenue around 6:45 p.m., but she was unable to maintain control of it and
overturned. The ATV came to rest in the westbound travel lanes of Merchantile Avenue and the woman was pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.

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