1 killed in scooter crash with FedEx truck on US-41 in Charlotte County

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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One person is dead after a scooter and a FedEx truck crashed in Charlotte County Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. on southbound US-41 at Tangelo Road, just north of the Lee County line.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, The FedEx truck was traveling south of US-41 and the scooter in front of it. The truck hit the back of the scooter and the driver was thrown from the scooter.

The 39-year-old scooter driver, from North Fort Myers, pronounced dead on scene.

The southbound lanes were closed for about two hours and have since reopened.

This crash remains under investigation. 

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