Fort Myers man dies in crash on I-75

Posted at 5:14 PM, Oct 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-16 07:27:03-04

A Fort Myers man died in an Alligator Alley crash on Friday afternoon.

Florida Highway Patrol says 37-year-old Allan Romesser of Fort Myers was traveling east on I-75 near Mile Marker 50 of Alligator Alley around 5:30pm Friday.

Troopers say Romesser's car left the roadway and struck a vehicle that was parked on the paved shoulder. After the initial impact, Romesser's vehicle struck a tow truck in front of the first vehicle.

Allan Romesser died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash.  FHP says a 6-year-old occupant in his vehicle is in critical condition. Both Romesser and the child were wearing seatbelts/restraints.

The occupants of the other vehicles were not injured.