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Fort Myers woman hit by SUV on Cleveland Ave. has passed away

NFM pedestrian accident
Posted at 9:30 PM, Jan 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-01 22:06:26-05

A woman who was hit by an SUV on Cleveland Ave. just north of Betmar Blvd., in North Fort Myers, was pronounced deceased on Jan. 30.

The crash remains under investigation.

A 32-year-old Fort Myers woman is in critical condition after being hit by an SUV while attempting to cross Cleveland Ave. in North Fort Myers.

The driver of the SUV, a 19-year-old woman, and two minor passengers in the vehicle reported no injuries.

A woman was hit by a vehicle near Betmar Blvd. and N Cleveland Ave., in North Fort Myers, causing closure of the northbound lanes.

Bystanders say a couple was arguing at a nearby Chevron gas station when the woman walked away and was struck attempting to cross the street.

A bystander, who claims to be a medical professional, rendered aid. She said at first she felt no pulse, but eventually was able to revive the victim.

EMS arrived and transported the woman to a nearby hospital.

Her condition is unknown at this time.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek an alternate route.

FOX 4 will bring you updates as this story develops.