1 dead after car hits tree in Collier County

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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One man is dead after a crash in Collier County Friday night.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, Robert K. Damon, 80, died after his car hit a Sabal Palm tree off Naples Boulevard west of Airport-Pull Road.

Damon was traveling on the road in his 2015 Chevrolet Equinox when his car exited the road and hit a curb entering a landscape median. That’s when his car hit the palm tree and came to a final rest in the median.

In the report, Damon may have suffered from a medical episode. He was pronounced dead after the crash.

Damon’s body was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital.

According to the report, the crash is under investigation.

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