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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Fatal Crash on Edison Bridge (Business US 41)

Fatal Crash

On Wednesday September 12, 2018, at approximately 6:47 AM, The Fort Myers Police Department responded to a traffic crash on the southbound span of the Edison Bridge (Business US 41). The crash involved a moped and another vehicle. The driver of the moped, Jimmy Ray Thorp (34 years of age) of North Fort Myers was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries. Mr. Thorp succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital. The cause of the crash is still under investigation and next of kin has been notified.

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