FORT MYERS, Fla. — A 59-year-old man from Fort Myers died at the hospital after crashing his car into a tree Monday evening.
At around 7:35 p.m., the driver was going north on American Colony Boulevard in a Jeep with a 34-year-old passenger.
As they came up to Sovereign Drive, the car went off of the road and into the grassy shoulder where it ran into a tree.
The passenger had minor injuries, but the driver was taken to Gulf Coast Hospital where he later died.
The FHP Traffic Homicide unit is investigating the crash.