Crash into Cape Coral house turns fatal

CREATED Dec 20, 2013

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CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A crash into a Cape Coral home Thursday afternoon has turned into a fatality.

A Ford pickup truck crashed into a home at 1712 Southwest 49th Terrace.

The driver of the truck, 58-year-old Alberto Ramirez of Cape Coral, has since died.

Police do not know if the crash killed Ramirez or if he suffered a medical event.

A witness told police that Ramirez was driving eastbound on Southwest 49th Terrace when the pickup began to swerve and accelerate.  The pickup left the road and traveled through a vacant field and hit the side wall of the garage of the home.