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FHP: 21-year-old wrong-way driver killed Thanksgiving morning

Florida Highway Patrol
Posted at 9:11 AM, Nov 23, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-23 14:42:19-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol says a 21-year-old died Thanksgiving morning after driving the wrong way on I-75.

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) says the woman was driving the wrong way on I-75 north of Colonial Boulevard when it crashed head-on with another car around 1:30 a.m.

FHP says after the car crashed, it was engulfed in flames, killing the 21-year-old.

FHP reports the other driver sustained serious injures.

The crash remains under investigation.