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Fatal Cape Coral crash likely due to medical episode

Posted: 1:31 PM, Aug 31, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-31 17:33:13Z

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police say a Cape Coral man died Thursday due to a likely medical episode leading to a crash.

First responders were unable to revive 62-year-old Robert Lunger at the scene.

According to Cape Coral Police, Lunger was driving northbound on SW 5th Place Thursday afternoon when his car drove onto a lawn in the 3400 block.  The car then crossed the road and drove through three more yards before hitting a tree and getting stuck on landscaping rocks.

Responding officers found Lunger unresponsive at the wheel with the car still in drive and his foot on the gas pedal.