One person dead in overnight Lehigh Acres crash

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LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.- Lee County deputies are investigating an overnight crash that left one person dead on Christmas.

WINK News was on scene at Douglas Avenue North and Lee Boulevard just before 1 a.m.

Deputies say 50-year-old Eduardo Rodriguez crashed into the ‘Taylor Carpet One’ sign so hard, he was ejected from the vehicle.

According to authorities, Rodriguez wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and alcohol may have been a factor in the crash.

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