>>> out here between sarasota and arcadia, flight the middle, seidel road. and quick live look again at traffic in downtown. more vehicles but great speeds >>> breaking news overnight, a death investigation in a quiet brandon neighborhood. we are live the scene. >>> along the courtney campbell causeway. >>> plus, tracking the tropics. tropical storm julia is causing problems on the northeast coast of florida. will it have an impact here? leigh spann tells us what to expect. >>> thank you for joining us here on news channel 8 today. i'm gene ramirez. >> and i'm gayle guyardo. let's get you out the door with the tropics. >> yeah, you think tropical storm julia, what are you talking senate well, it formed at about 11:00 last night. it was an area of low pressure we were tracking yesterday.
now we also have a collision seidel road at state road 72 in sarasota county. and now moving over and looking here, remember eastbound ridge road still blocked just past airway boulevard due a fatal crash. antr college to get around that. back to gene and gayle. >>> breaking news now in brandon where detectives are investigating a death in a quiet neighborhood. >> they're trying to figure out how a person at a home died. news channel 8's ryan hughes is live from the scene. ryan, what's the latest? >> reporter: gene and gayle, good morning to you once again. investigators have been here onscene for roughly the past six hours. we're on east camille avenue here in the brandon area. the home. you see a number of investigators gathered there at the entry way of the home. they have been coming and going from the home all morning long, taking picture, using flashlights to poke around inside and and outside. let's go to video right now of the scene. someone called 911 from either this home or the neighborhood around 12:15 this morning. they reported that a dead person
and that is because it's closed between the state park road all the way to seidel. what's going on are road repairs in the area. i-75 looks good. no delays there. and construction on eastbound university at i-75, some lane closures. palmetto looks good. manatee county, southern apex to state road 70, eight minutes. and up through sarasota, that's a look at weather and traffic on the 8s. back to gene and gayle. >> all right. thank you, leslee. >>> a sneak peek behind the scenes of sunday night football's new theme song. >>> and what we're spending our money on. a new survey that reveals what americans are saving for. it's 4:20. you're watching news channel 8 >>> a look at what people will spd next five years. no surprise here, technology. according to an intelligence firm, sales of things like smart phones and watches and smart tvs are expected to skyrocket. by 2021, people will spend about $45 million on high-tech gadgets you can wear. >>> and another sign of our penchant for technology, a time we spend online. smart phone & eclipse all other digital media platforms
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