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Two drivers dead in head-on crash on State Road 82 near Daniels Parkway

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Posted at 6:38 AM, Jan 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 06:33:40-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- State Road 82 was closed in both directions for over five hours in Lehigh Acres due to a fatal crash early Monday morning.

The crash happened at 2:36 a.m. on S.R. 82 just west of the intersection with Daniels Parkway.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Yanelys Periera of Lehigh Acres was driving eastbound on S.R. 82 and crossed over the center line, where her Honda collided head-on with a westbound Chrysler. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver has been identified as 41-year-old Junior Jules of Fort Myers.

The roadway was re-opened shortly after 9 a.m.

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