North Fort Myers, FL (April 17, 2021) - A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in North Fort Myers on Friday morning. The collision happened around 5:50 a.m on Orange Grove Boulevard near the intersection with Saint Clair Avenue.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash scene. According to troopers, the pedestrian tried to cross the street when he was hit by a sedan that was traveling northbound on Orange Grove. The sedan driver was identified as a 51-year-old woman from North Fort Myers. The pedestrian died at the accident scene. Troopers did not identify the victim. There were no additional injuries reported in the crash.
No further information is available.
Pedestrians are among the most vulnerable crash victims. A Florida pedestrian accident can result in catastrophic injuries in a matter of seconds. According to statistics, 75% of all pedestrian accidents in Florida will result in a trip to the emergency room for the pedestrian. The percentages of pedestrians who are injured in crashes are far higher than victims of other types of accidents.
We wish to offer our most sincere condolences to the family of the pedestrian who was killed in this North Fort Myers pedestrian crash.
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