2 die in early morning crash on Cortez Road

January 20, 2013 

MANATEE -- Two persons died at 4:35 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Cortez Road, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

Chrissie Woods, 26, of Palmetto lost control of a 2002 Mercury Sable, which struck a utility pole. Also killed in the crash was her passenger, Jontrease Yarn, 22, of Palmetto. They were not wearing seat belts.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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