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Man dies after crashing scooter on US-41 near Coconut Point

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Posted at 2:22 PM, Sep 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-19 14:22:21-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on U-41 near Coconut Road, where a Fort Myers man riding a scooter lost control and died.

Troopers say the man was traveling south in the inside lane of US-41, north of Coconut Road, when he lost control.

Investigators say he traveled off the roadway, struck a tree, and overturned in the grass median.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash remains under investigation.