Two killed in crash on US 41 in Punta Gorda

Two killed in crash on US 41 in Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – Two people were killed in a crash on US 41 near Zemel Road in Punta Gorda Monday night, officials said.

The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. when a 46-year-old North Port man driving a pickup truck was headed the wrong way on US 41 and crashed head-on into a sedan, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the driver of the sedan was a 31-year-old Punta Gorda man.

Both drivers were pronounced dead on scene.

Northbound lanes of US 41 at Zemel Road were shut down for hours overnight Monday and have since reopened.

FHP is continuing to investigate the crash.

No further details were immediately available.

Count on NBC2 to bring you the latest information as it is released.

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