Pedestrian dies at hospital following North Fort Myers crash

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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Scene of a pedestrian crash on US-41 in North Fort Myers. Credit: WINK News

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a tractor-trailer in North Fort Myers Tuesday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 7 Up truck was traveling north in the outside lane of US-41 around 5:30 a.m., approaching Evergreen Road. A 30-year-old man was walking west across the travel lanes of US-41 north of Evergreen Road when he was hit by the front of the truck.

Northbound US-41 was temporarily closed near the Evergreen Road intersection.

The man was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition where he later died.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Breaking News Authority will update this developing story will more details as they become available.

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