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17 Jun 2014

Police Identify Victims Of Saturday Nights Traffic Crash

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Update #2

September 23, 2014

The District 21 Medical Examiner’s Office toxicology report has determined there was no presence of alcohol or drugs for the three vehicle occupants who lost their lives during a crash along Treeline Avenue on Saturday, June 14, 2014.

Traffic Homicide Investigator Officer Lesa Breneman’s investigation is now closed and has concluded that excessive speed was a contributing factor in the crash but it is unknown precisely why the vehicle left the roadway ultimately striking a power pole. Evidence collected from the scene helped THI Breneman estimate the vehicle’s speed at approximately 85 M.P.H. in a posted 50 M.P.H. zone. The fire after impact resulted from a punctured gas tank which occurred during the collision with the pole.

Update #1

June 17, 2014

The Fort Myers Police Department has positively identified the three victims involved in the traffic crash that occurred on Saturday June 14, 2014 along Treeline Avenue near the intersection of Amberwood Road. Police have identified the driver of the vehicle as Joseph Pavel Marcelack (DOB 06/14/1995). The two occupants in the vehicle have been identified as Jordan Conor Sadler (DOB 08/10/1995) and Jonathan David Valentin (DOB 09/14/1995). While the exact cause of the crash will not be known for several weeks pending blood test results, investigators do believe excessive speed was a factor in the vehicle crash.

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