NAPLES, FL. -- Robert Earhart, 21 of Naples died in a late night crash Thursday after attempting a curve while driving a 2010 Volkwagon Jetta at high speed.
His vehicle was southbound on Vineyards Boulevard approaching a right curve north of the intersection of Tuscany Way at a high rate of speed. The Volkswagon was unable to negotiate the curve and exited the roadway while in a counter-clockwise rotation.
It re-entered the roadway and crossed the median into the northbound lanes of Vineyards Boulevard.
Earhart steered to the right in an attempt to regain control and entered the median and struck a tree 350 feet south of Tuscany Way. The car rotated counter-clockwise and came to final rest faced north in the southbound lanes.
A blood alcohol test is pending said FHP Cpl. A.J. Close.