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Fort Myers, FL - Man Killed in Accident with Semitruck on Daniels Pkwy.

Fort Myers, FL (February 28, 2023) - Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol were at the scene of a deadly crash involving a car and a semi-truck on Monday, February 27th. The crash occurred around 11:15 p.m. on Daniels Parkway near the intersection with Fiddlesticks Boulevard.

According to a report from authorities, a 36-year-old Fort Myers man was traveling eastbound on Daniels Parkway in an SUV. As the man traveled on Daniels, he struck a fuel tanker that was stopped on the road. The driver of the tanker was identified as a 47-year-old man from Port Charlotte. The Fort Myers man suffered critical injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital. The man later succumbed to his injuries. His identity has not been released at this time. 

Police are still investigating. There is no further information available. 

More than 3,000 people will lose their lives in traffic accidents on Florida's roadway each year. A number of these victims are innocent motorists who are killed because of the negligent actions of others. Accidents involving semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles are more likely than other types of crashes to result in death or serious injuries.

We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this deadly semi-truck crash in Fort Myers. 

Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals & families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases of personal injury relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility to raise awareness of the injury and tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.

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