One dead in Collier County crash


COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – An Immokalee woman died in an early morning crash Saturday.

Florida Highway Patrol said the woman, 60-year-old Marie Joseph, was driving along Immokalee Road just north of Camp Keais Road when she swerved to try and miss a pedestrian and hit a tree. The crash happened around 4:45 a.m.

Joseph was driving when she approached a man walking along the road. Troopers said she hit the pedestrian, then swerved off the road, flipping the SUV before it hit a tree.

The pedestrian, 28-year-old Olivio Lucas, was seriously hurt.

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