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25 Sep 2013

Police Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash

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On Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 7:11 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash involving a motorcycle. The crash happened near First and Bay Streets. Upon arrival police learned that the driver of a Honda sedan was traveling on Fowler Street and turned right onto First Street in front of a motorcyclist. According to witnesses the motorcyclist got mad and tried to pass the Honda. The motorcyclist struck a median, lost control and hit a light pole. The bike flipped and landed on top of him. The male was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital where he died from injuries sustained in the crash. Investigators say the motorcyclist was at fault for the crash and that his road rage was a factor. In addition, it was raining at the time of the crash and the roads were wet. The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet. No further information available at this time.

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Address: 2210 Widman Way, Fort Myers, FL 33901

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