Fatal crash in North Port

Fatal crash in North Port

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Dec 24, 2012

NORTH PORT, Fla. - A single car crash Sunday night in North Port claimed the life of a 25-year-old man.

North Port police say Emanuel Wright says driving his Honda Civic at a high rate of speed east on Parlay Lane.

Investigators say the car then went across Paradise Terrace and up a steep incline before slamming into a large rock before coming to rest on a vacant residential lot.

Wright was taken by helicopter to Blake Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Police say alcohol played a role in the crash.