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Fatal multi-car crash in south Fort Myers

Posted at 1:28 PM, Oct 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-22 13:28:53-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla -- A fatal multi-car crash closed the northbound lanes o Michael G. Rippe Parkway in south Fort Myers Friday.

Police say a vehicle traveling southbound on Michael G. Rippe Parkway veered off the roadway in a westerly direction. The driver then overcorrected and and began traveling in a southeast direction. The driver crossed over all three southbound lanes and entered the northbound travel lanes directly in front of a second vehicle causing a collision. A third vehicle traveling northbound drove directly into the crash hitting the second vehicle.

Passenger, Erin Gorney, 26 of Naples, died at Gulf Coast Hospital.

No charges have been made.