Two people die in wrong-way crash

- A wrong-way crash in Venice led to the death of two people, officials say.

Sarasota County deputies responded to the crash in the 220 block of South Tamiami Trail around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The northbound lanes were blocked just north of State Road 776. 

Deputies say two people died: The driver of the wrong way car and the female driver of the second vehicle. Her 3-year-old son survived the crash.

Their identities have not been released.
 

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