Pedestrian dies 17 days after being hit by car in Estero

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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Crash at the intersection of Ben Hill Griffin Parkway and Corkscrew Road.

A pedestrian hit by a vehicle in Estero on April 15 has died.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a car was heading south in the right turn lane on Ben Hill Griffin Parkway at the intersection of Corkscrew Road around 10 a.m.

A 69-year-old man from Estero attempted to cross Corkscrew in a crosswalk when the driver turned right and hit the man.

He was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital by ambulance in serious condition.

The man died May 2 and the FHP’s investigation of the crash is ongoing.

The Florida Highway Patrol no longer releases the names of those involved in crashes, citing Marsy’s Law.

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