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Sarasota Police Florida - Sarasota Police Investigating Fatal Crash at Intersection of University Parkway and North Tamiami Trail 24 May 2022 ( news )
Sarasota Police , state Florida ( By Press Release office)
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The Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal crash that happened just before 5 p . m . Monday , May 23 , 2022 , in the City of Sarasota . Officers responded to a vehicle versus a semi - truck near the intersection of University Parkway and North Tamiami Trail ( US 41 ) .
A driver of a SUV , an adult woman , was driving southbound on N Tamiami Trl , when for unknown reasons her car crashed into the back of a semi - truck . The woman died on the scene as a result of her injuries . The driver of the semi - truck , an adult man , stayed on the scene and was cooperative with officers .
The Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit , Victim Advocate and Criminalistics Unit responded to the scene . The intersection of University Parkway and N Tamiami Trl was closed for several hours for the investigation . It’s unknown if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash . The crash is under investigation by the Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit .
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