Indian Rocks, FL -- Benton Kirk, 28, of Largo was taken to Bayfront Medical Center after witnesses say he was speeding along Walsingham Road.
Witnesses told deputies that Kirk was speeding as he approached the causeway. He crashed into a guard rail on the west end of the causeway, causing his vehicle to spin out of control and collide with a palm tree in the center median.
Walsingham Rd. was closed westbound from Hamlin Blvd. for about five hours while deputies investigated the accident.
It has not been determined whether or not alochol was a factor. The investigation is on-going.
Elyce M. Grimes