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Lehigh Acres man dies when truck overturns on Interstate 75 in Fort Myers

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Posted at 9:13 PM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 06:52:39-04

**UPDATE (6:45AM)** -- Troopers have identified the victim in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 75 at Alico Road Wednesday night.

40-year-old Cesar Lombardo of Lehigh Acres died in the crash. A passenger in the truck, 36-year-old Miguel Rodriguez, was seriously injured as well.

Troopers say Lombardo was driving a heavy duty pickup truck north on I-75 on the entrance ramp overpass over Alico Road at 8:45 p.m. when he lost control of the truck. It hit a guardrail and overturned.

Troopers say neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.


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FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Florida Highway Patrol is confirming a fatality on I-75 near MM 128.

They are shutting down Alico Road at I75.

FHP says a truck hit a guard rail and ejected two people.

There is one death confirmed.

We are continuing to work on this as soon as we receive more information.