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Lehigh man dies in single car crash near the Fort Myers airport

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Posted at 3:02 PM, Apr 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-28 08:42:00-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Rescue crews responded to a fatal crash along the entrance to Southwest Florida International Airport on Thursday.

Florida Highway Patrol was called to the scene along Chamberlin Parkway around 1:32 p.m. That's the road into the airport terminal off Daniels Parkway.

Troopers say 41-year-old James Sewell of Lehigh Acres was driving through a curve in the road and drifted into the median.  He over-corrected and lost control, hitting a guard rail and a tree.

Sewell was pronounced dead at the scene.