A Brandenton, Fl. man is dead and two passengers injured after an early Sunday morning head on crash in Lee county about 1:03 a.m..
Nathaniel Poore, 24 of Lehigh Acres in a 2008 Ford 150 truck was traveling east on SR-82 in the east bound lane east of Rue Lebeau Circle.
Ciara Leary, 16 of Brandenton in a 2006 Ford E350 was traveling west on SR-82 in the west bound lane.
For unknown reasons, Poore entered into the path of Leary. Both trucks struck head-on. Poore suffered serious injuries and was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital.
The passenger in the Ford 350 truck, John Joseph Leary, 50 of Bradenton was pronounced deceased on scene by Lehigh Acres EMS.
A second passenger Austin Shinkle, 19 of Brandenton had critical injuries and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.
The investigation is on-going and will be updated .