Deadly crash shuts down major Sarasota street

At least one person died early Monday in a crash that shutdown eastbound Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash on eastbound Bee Ridge Road at Bell Avenue was reported at 2:50 a.m. About 10 minutes later, FHP reported that all lanes of eastbound Bee Ride Road were closed, and advised motorists to use alternate routes.

As of 7:30 a.m., the roadway had been reopened.

Other details about the crash were not immediately available.

This story will be updated.