Autorities say a North Port man and a Sarasota man died in a crash yesterday morning at Proctor Road and Falcon Place. They are identified as Ardell Daniels II of North Port and Curtis Wayne Shulla. Paramedics took a passenger in Shulla’s car – Barbara Anne Shulla of Sarasota – to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

The Florida Highway patrol reports Daniels was eastbound on Proctor Road at 6:25am yesterday approaching Hunters Run when he crossed into the westbound lane. His Volvo S40 struck Shulla’s Dodge Caravan in a head-on collision.