Crash kills North Port man

FOX 4 Staff

Crash kills North Port man

CREATED Jun. 8, 2013

CHARLOTTE CO., Fla. - A crash early Saturday morning on U.S. 41 south of Longley Drive killed a 45-year-old North Port man.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Raymond Montero was killed when the pickup he was riding in overturned ejecting him from the vehicle.  Another passenger was also ejected.  45-year-old Richelle Howarth of North Port was seriously injured.

The FHP says the unidentified driver of the pickup was coming up on slower traffic and tried to pass, lost control of the pickup causing it to overturn.

Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.