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Fatal Lehigh Acres dirt bike crash under investigation

Posted at 6:16 PM, Jan 15, 2023
and last updated 2023-01-16 06:31:03-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol says a man is dead after crashing his dirt bike on Sunday.

Troopers say it happened in the area of Loraine Avenue South and 17th Street SW in Lehigh Acres at 4:54 p.m.

According to FHP, the 45-year-old driver of the dirt bike was traveling north on a dirt path in the area and for some reason traveled over a water canal and collided with an embankment.

He died at the scene of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.