21-year-old Naples man killed by semitruck in crash

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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Site of a fatal crash at Immokalee Road and County Road 951 in Immokalee. Credit: Google Maps

A 21-year-old Naples man was killed by a semitruck while bicycling in Collier County Thursday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a semitruck driven by a 54-year-old Arcadia man was traveling north on County Road 951 around 11 a.m., attempting to make a right turn onto Immokalee Road. The Naples 21-year-old was cycling west on Immokalee Road, attempting to cross County Road 951 within the crosswalk, when the semitruck failed to yield and struck him.

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation remains ongoing.

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