MANATEE — A 57-year-old man was killed late Monday when the pickup truck he was riding in crashed on Wauchula Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at 10:25 p.m. when the driver of the truck failed to negotiate a curve in the 6100 block of Wachula Road, overturning the truck and hitting a tree, according to a news release.
The two occupants, including David Bryant Sr. of Myakka City, who died, were ejected. The second passenger, a 24-year-old man, was in critical condition at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg.
Troopers said they have not been able to determine who was driving the truck at the time of the accident.