POLK COUNTY, FL.- The Bartow Police Department is currently investigating a Traffic Fatality which occurred on SR 60 E near Van Fleet Dr. The initial investigation indicates a silver four-door vehicle was traveling west bound towards Van Fleet Dr. when the driver of the vehicle lost control for an unknown reason.
The vehicle veered into the center median, then back across both westbound lanes of travel before going over the north curbing and colliding with a tree.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of family members. This traffic crash remains under investigation.