Infant dies from injuries in North Fort Myers crash

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Fatal crash on I-75 at mile marker 142 on Jan. 9, 2019 – Photo by WINK News.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, an infant child died after she succumbed to her injuries from a crash on I-75 in North Fort Myers.

FHP confirms, Nine-month-old Hida Jolin Mateo died at Tampa General Hospital Saturday.

The crash on I-75 southbound happened on the bridge over the Caloosahatchee River, mile marker 142 just after 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Johnny Coleman, 58, of Port Charlotte died in the crash after rear ending a semi-truck that was stalled and stopped on the bridge.

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The crash continues to be under investigation, according to FHP.

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