Naples man killed in SR-80 crash in Hendry County

Writer: Joey Pellegrino
The site of a crash on SR-80 at Hendry Isles Boulevard on Monday, August 22, 2022. Credit: Google Maps

A Naples man was killed and a Clewiston woman was seriously injured in a crash on SR-80 in Hendry County on Monday afternoon.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 62-year-old Clewiston woman with a 53-year-old Naples man as her passenger was driving a car north on Hendry Isles Boulevard, approaching a stop sign at the SR-80 intersection around 3:15 p.m. A van driven by a 68-year-old Clewiston man was traveling east on SR-80. The woman failed to yield for the van, which T-boned her car.

The car rotated and came to rest on the south shoulder of SR-80. The van came to rest on the median. The passenger from Naples was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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