1 driver killed, 1 seriously injured in Lee County crash

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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The approximate site of a fatal crash on Daniels Parkway. Credit: Google Images

One driver was killed and another seriously injured in a Lee County crash Sunday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a car driven by a 45-year-old Fort Myers man was traveling east on Daniels Parkway, near Eagle Ridge Drive, around 9:27 p.m.

An SUV driven by a 63-year-old St. Petersburg woman was traveling west on Daniels Parkway.

FHP said the car went through standing water on the roadway and lost control, traveling onto the westbound lanes and colliding head-on with the SUV.

The man was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The crash remains under investigation.

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