5-vehicle wreck with fatality in Charlotte County closes U.S. 41 northbound

PORT CHARLOTTE – The northbound U.S. 41 right lane will remain closed from Olean Boulevard to Port Charlotte Boulevard for several hours during a crash investigation involving five vehicles and a fatality, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP asked all motorist to find an alternate route of travel if possible from 7 p.m. until further notice.

More information will be sent out as it is gathered, FHP reported.