SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A teenage girl was killed and another was seriously hurt in a single-vehicle crash in Sarasota County early Tuesday morning.

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were assisting Florida Highway Patrol troopers with a fatal crash that happened at around 1:22 a.m. on Beneva Road, north of Webber Street at Beneva Terrace.

The sheriff’s office said the 18-year-old female driver from Sarasota was killed when her SUV struck a tree. Her passenger, a 16-year-old girl from Sarasota, was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. The passenger was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to FHP.

There is no word yet on what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

The southbound lanes of Beneva Road were closed in the area of the crash, which is near the Palms Golf Club at Forest Lakes, but the road has since reopened.