Woman dies days after crash in Cape Coral

Writer: Melissa Montoya
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Credit: CBS

A woman died days after she suffered life-threatening injuries in a Cape Coral crash.

Katelyhn Ashlee Ower, 28, was driving a 2020 gray Hyundai Elantra northbound on Del Prado Boulevard North in the 3200 block when she struck a curb and drove onto the sidewalk and grass along the outside shoulder of the roadway, according to Cape Coral police.

Her vehicle then struck a tree.

Police say alcohol/drugs are a factor in the Jan. 16 crash.

Ower was taken to a local hospital with severe injuries and died Jan. 20. A passenger, Otis Ower, suffered minor injuries and was also taken to a hospital.

If you witnessed the traffic crash or have information about this traffic crash, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department by calling 239-574-3223, submitting an anonymous tip at www.capecops.com/tipshttps://new.tipsubmit.com/en/create-report/anonymous

Tips can also be submitted through social media platforms or by calling Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Please use the Case Report #21-001101


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