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DUI charges filed after 1 dies in early morning crash

Posted at 2:42 PM, Aug 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-11 14:42:33-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. ---- Investigators are working an early morning crash that killed one person and left another in critical condition. 

According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, Juan Regalado, 20, Daniel Lozano, 23, and  Jairo Regalado, 23, were stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Daniels Parkway when the driver of a Dodge Ram, Edgar Harris, 43, failed to stop.

Investigators say Harris' Dodge pickup truck hit the back of the blue Ford carrying the three men, killing Jairo and leaving Daniel in critical condition. 

After the crash, investigators say Harris fled the scene but was later arrested near the intersection of U.S. 41 and Andrea Lane. 

Harris was taken to Gulf Coast Medical Center where he was treated for his minor injuries. He now faces DUI charges and leaving the scene of a crash.