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23 Dec 2013

Police Investigating Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

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The pedestrian involved has died as a result of the injuries sustained during the accident. He has been positively identified as b/m Chevilla Leon Mouzon (d.o.b. 06/04/1974 of Fort Myers) Next-of-kin has been notified.

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 6:23 p.m. the Fort Myers Police Department responded to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian at the intersection of Cranford Avenue and State Road 82. The preliminary investigation revealed a white pickup truck traveling westbound on State Road 82 struck a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway at Cranford Avenue. The driver of the truck remained on scene. The pedestrian was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital as a trauma alert. The intersection is now open and FMPD Traffic Homicide Investigator Officer Jason Sandt has found the pedestrian to be at fault for failing to cross within the assigned crosswalk on State Road 82. No further information available at this time. Updates will be released via e-mail.

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