North Fort Myers man dies in moped crash on Edison Bridge


A North Fort Myers man died in a moped accident on the Edison Bridge Wednesday morning, according to the Fort Myers Police Department.

At 6:47 a.m. police responded to a crash in the southbound lanes of the Edison Bridge. A moped was involved in a crash with another car, according to FMPD.

Jimmy Ray Thorp, 34, the driver of the moped was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital and died from his injuries a short while later, FMPD said.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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