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Motorcyclist dead after crash on Metro Parkway and Crystal Drive

Florida Highway Patrol
Posted at 5:02 PM, Mar 13, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-14 08:52:30-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A 25-year-old Bokeelia man died in a three-vehicle crash on Monday.

Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) says it happened at the intersection of Crystal Dr. and Metro Pkwy at 4:15 p.m.

FHP says the motorcyclist was traveling north on Metro Pkwy and was approaching the intersection.

According to the FHP traffic report, two other vehicles were stopped when the traffic signal for northbound Metro Pkwy. changed to red and the vehicle proceeded to make a left turn.

The motorcycle traveled into the intersection and collided with the vehicle.

Troopers say the motorcyclist was thrown off his bike and was struck by another vehicle.

The motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.