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Deadly traffic accident in Fort Myers

Posted at 4:00 AM, Apr 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-04 11:26:47-04

5:00 a.m: Ortiz Ave. has reopened following a deadly traffic accident.

Our crew on scene also tells us police performed a sobriety test on one man at the scene, then put him in handcuffs.

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FORT MYERS, Fla.—Traffic at the 2500 block of Ortiz Avenue has been shut down while Fort Myers Police investigate a deadly traffic accident.

It happened shortly after midnight this morning near the Lee County Juvenile Detention Center.

In a press release, police said the accident involved a vehicle and a pedestrian, and that drivers should avoid the area until further notice.

Police say the area will be shut down for an undetermined length of time as they investigate.

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