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Friday, Nov 27, 2015

Clearwater man strikes tree, dies in fiery crash

TBO.com staff

A Clearwater man died early this morning when his car burst into flames after he lost control and crashed into a tree.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 30-year-old Vincent McQuinn Holland was driving a 2010 Mercury sedan southbound on Wolford Road, north of Whitney Road, when he exited the roadway.

Holland crossed the northbound lane and onto the shoulder, before striking the tree.

Holland died at the scene, the FHP said.

Investigators are determining whether alcohol was a factor in the crash, the FHP said.

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