A Fort Myers man is dead after a crash on American Colony Boulevard in Lee County on Monday evening.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, a Jeep crashed into a tree on American Colony Boulevard just after 7:30 p.m. on Monday. Troopers say it was traveling north near Sovereign Drive when it went off the road to the left and hit a tree.
The driver, a 59-year-old man from Fort Myers, died in the crash, according to FHP. The passenger was transported to Gulf Coast Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both were wearing their seatbelt.
Troopers say they are still investigating what led to the crash.