Sheriff’s deputies and Florida Highway Patrol are on the scene of a crash on Croton Lane, Big Pine Key. The vehicle, a white Mercedes, crashed into a canal after driving recklessly at a high rate of speed. Deputies spotted the vehicle northbound at 1:37 a.m. The vehicle quickly turned off the highway onto County Road, crashing through barricades at the end of Croton Lane and going into the water.
The vehicle was removed from the water just before 6:30 a.m. and there was no one inside.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.