The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash last night at approximately 10 pm in Marion County.
A sedan traveling eastbound on SE Sunset Harbor Road, east of SE 115th Avenue in Marion County when it traveled southeast onto the south shoulder of SE Sunset Harbor Road before traveling northeast back across SE Sunset Harbor Road.
While traveling northeast on the north shoulder of SE Sunset Harbor Road the front right of the vehicle struck a utility marker and a metal sign support, which caused the vehicle to rotate clockwise and the left side stuck a wooden utility pole, coming to rest facing north on the north shoulder of SE Sunset Harbor Road.
V01 caught fire and sustained severe fire damage.
V01’s driver was pronounced deceased on scene by Marion County Fire Rescue and has not yet be positively identified.
This is a breaking news story and may be updated if more details are known.