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Sarasota, FL - One Teen Killed, One Hurt in Crash on Beneva Road

Sarasota, FL (April 11, 2023) - Authorities in Sarasota responded to the scene of a deadly car accident on Tuesday morning, April 11th. The crash was reported at approximately 1:00 a.m. on Beneva Road near Webber Street.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling on Beneva Street when the driver lost control. The car left the road, traveled over a curb, and struck a tree. The driver, an 18-year-old woman, died at the crash scene. Her passenger, a 16-year-old girl, was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries. There is no update on her condition at this time. 

The cause of the accident is under investigation. There were no other vehicles involved, and no additional injuries were reported.

No further information is available.

A car accident in Florida can turn many lives upside down in just a matter of seconds. Being the victim of an accident is a life-changing experience for many. Suffering the loss of a family member is a devastating experience as well. The cause of this crash will continue to be investigated by local authorities.

Our thoughts and condolences go out to all who were impacted by this fatal car accident in Sarasota.

Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.

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