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Driver suffers medical emergency before crash on Joel Boulevard in Lehigh Acres

Posted at 7:49 AM, Feb 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 07:50:00-05

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla.  — Florida Highway Patrol responded to a crash involving an 80-year-old in Lehigh Acres.

The crash happened just after noon yesterday.

FHP says the driver suffered a medical emergency while driving on Joel Boulevard.

The drivers’ vehicle drove off the roadway into a vacant lot and collided with a tree.

The driver was transported to Lee Memorial and was later pronounced deceased.