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Pedestrian hit and killed on U.S. 41 in Lee County

Florida Highway Patrol
Posted at 8:01 AM, Mar 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-06 19:17:30-05

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) is investigating a fatal crash in Lee County on Monday morning.

FHP says the crash involved a pedestrian and vehicle along U.S 41 (S Tamiami Trail) and Whispering Pine Way in Fort Myers at 6:24 a.m.

Troopers say a 26-year-old man from Estero attempted to cross the northbound lanes, in front of an approaching vehicle.

The man who was hit by the car died at the scene of the crash.

No other injuries were reported.

The crash is under investigation by FHP.