SARASOTA -- A 44-year-old man died shortly after traveling through a median and then striking a tree, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Johnny E. Burns, of Sarasota, died at Doctor's Hospital in Sarasota as a result of the injuries he sustained during the crash, according to a news release.
At 9:49 a.m. Saturday, FHP said, Burns was driving north on McIntosh Road approaching the intersection of Oak View Drive in Sarasota County when he drifted to the left and hit the median curb.
The car continued onto the median and flipped over, the release said. The vehicle continued north until it crashed into a tree.
It is unknown at this time if alcohol was a factor.