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FedEx driver exposed to unknown substance in Cape Coral

Posted: 4:09 PM, Feb 21, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-21 21:14:07Z
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CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A Fed Ex driver came in contact with and was exposed to an unknown chemical substance from a package he was transporting.

Cape Coral Fire Department and Fort Myers Fire Department Hazardous Materials Teams, Cape Coral Police Department, and Lee County EMS immediately responded.

They are on scene at the Med Express at 313 SW Pine Island Rd.

The driver started experiencing symptoms and drove to the Med Express, where he called 911.

Med Express was secured while hazmat teams worked to identify the
substance.

Investigators still do not know what the substance is but have determined it was non-aerosolized.

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