A fatal accident has claimed the life of a 65-year-old man, on Thursday night 11:30 p.m. in South Bradenton.
According to report, the man left the Cortez Village Plaza parking lot in his pickup truck, drove across the travel lanes of Cortez Road West and onto the south shoulder.
The pickup drove down an embankment and entered into a drainage ditch.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by the Authorities.
His identity of the victim is not disclosed yet.
The reason for the crash is not known at the moment.
Investigation is still on under the Florida Highway Patrol.