On Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11:05 a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash on Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard. Police have learned that the driver of a white sport utility vehicle suffered a medical episode. He lost control of his SUV and hit a light pole. The driver was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital trauma alert where he died from his medical condition. The driver has been identified as Edward Gillespy (d.o.b. 12-8-54 of Fort Myers). Police closed Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard between Palm Beach Boulevard and Marion Street. Florida Power and Light is currently on scene making repairs to the light pole. Police expect the road to be closed for another hour.
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