The Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal crash near North Tamiami Trail at the Intersection of University Parkway.
The fatal crash happened at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 23.
The adult female driver of an SUV was heading southbound on North Tamiami Trail, “when for unknown reasons” her vehicle crashed into the rear of a semi-truck. The woman died on the scene as a result of her injuries.
The driver of the semi-truck, an adult man, stayed on the scene and is cooperating with officials.