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Lehigh Acres woman dies in single car crash

Posted at 6:52 AM, Feb 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-28 06:52:25-05

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- Florida Highway Patrol is now saying alcohol played a role in a crash that killed a Lehigh Acres woman Monday night.

The crash happened just before midnight at the intersection of Bell Boulevard South and Porter Street East.

According to an FHP release, 47-year-old Nicole Jones was driving south on Bell Boulevard when she ran off the road, hitting a tree. She was thrown from the car.

She was airlifted to Lee Memorial but died while there.
She was not wearing a seatbelt.