Sarasota, FL- According to Sarasota Police, a person is dead after their vehicle went off the road and struck a tree early Monday morning at around 2:15 a.m.
The driver of an SUV failed to negotiate a turn and went off the road while he was headed north on Higel Avenue near Siesta Drive, stated officers.
The driver of the vehicle was a woman and she had a man and woman in the backseat.
The 29-year old man, Christopher Tirado, was killed as a result of the crash.
The other two woman suffered severe injuries and were taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
Police found that only the driver was wearing a seatbelt.
Investigators believe that alcohol played a role in the accident.