Florida Highway Patrol officers reported a fatal early morning crash in Englewood Monday.
The accident happened just before 1:30 a.m. as sixty-nine year old William Carlson from Port Charlotte was heading southbound on Medical Drive closing on Medical Boulevard.
Carlson lost control of his Toyota Tacoma full-sized pickup truck, and drove through the intersection at speed before crashing into a ditch and coming to a stop in front of Englewood Hospital.
Troopers said that Carlson had been wearing a seat belt Carlson during the accident. Carlson was taken into the Hospital where medical staff pronounced him dead.
The accident is currently under investigation.