MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. - A 16-year-old Sarasota boy was killed, and three other teens were injured in a crash Friday night shortly after 11 p.m.
The Florida Highway Patrol says the four teens were in a sedan driving east on University Parkway, approaching Blithe Avenue in the Lakewood Ranch area of Manatee County, when the 17-year-old driver lost control.
The car collided with a concrete culvert and became airborne, before hitting a utility pole and overturning.
Two passengers in the back seat were ejected.
The 16-year-old front passenger was killed. His name is not being released.
The three other teens were taken to the hospital.
FHP says the crash remains under investigation.