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Fatal accident shuts down Edison Bridge

Posted at 12:18 PM, May 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-26 17:06:36-04

UPDATE: Fort Myers Police have reopened Edison Bridge to North and Southbound traffic. 

The bridge was closed due to a fatal accident on the North Fort Myers approach. 

Investigators have confirmed one dead but haven't released the identity.

Drivers are asked to be cautious when driving in the area as debris cleanup may still be ongoing. 




LEE COUNTY, Fla. --- Lee County Sheriff's are responding to a traffic incident on Edison Bridge, Saturday morning. 

Edison Bridge will remain closed, in both directions, until further notice. 

Drivers are encouraged to find an alternative route.