73-year-old man dies in North Fort Myers crash

Reporter: Taylor Wirtz Writer: Paul Dolan
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A 73-year-old man died after a crash on Palm Ave. off Hancock Bridge Parkway in North Fort Myers early Monday evening.

Crews arrived at the scene at 6:03 p.m., with a complete roadblock in the westbound lanes on Hancock Bridge Parkway.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Harley Davidson Motorcycle was traveling west on Hancock Bridge Parkway, east of Palm Avenue, on the left lane.

A man operating a mobility scooter was traveling north on Palm Avenue, south of Hancock Bridge Parkway.

The man operating the mobile scooter attempted to cross the travel lanes of Hancock Bridge Parkway directly in front of the approaching motorcycle when the front of the motorcycle collided with the scooter.

The man operating the mobile scooter was confirmed dead at the scene.

The motorcyclist sustained serious injuries, and the passenger sustained minor.

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