Florida Highway Patrol reported a single car accident that took the life of 81 year old Kasper Flueck of North Port.
Rosetta Flueck, 70 was Fluek’s passenger and received treatment for minor injuries at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center.
Both the driver and passenger were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. The accident began shortly after 3:15 in the afternoon when the trailer Fluek was towing behind his Mercury Mountaineer SUV began to sway violently back and forth shaking the top-heavy SUV into a spin.
The once the vehicle/trailer went into a spin the trailer jacknifed and caused the SUV to rollover at speed where it came to rest in the median of I-75.
Kasper Flueck was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders.