Officials have identified a man involved in a fiery car crash on Friday evening that took place on State Road 24 just near Otter Creek.
According to a media released by Florida Highway Patrols, 49-year-old Howard W. Savage II was a passenger in a 2015 Hyundai Sonata driven by 51-year-old Lisa M. Love in the crash.
The reports state that Sonata was traveling eastbound on State Road 24, east of Northeast 16th Terrance when for unidentified reasons, the driver went off onto the highway, hit a free and caught fire.
Other drives on the highway stopped and pulled the driver out of the car but were unable to save the passenger.
Howard W. Savage II was pronounced dead at the scene and Lisa M. Love was rushed to UF Health Shands Hospital and was treated for her injuries.
Florida Highway Patrols are still investigating the cause of the crash.