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Man dies after driving over Lehigh Acres canal

Posted at 7:11 AM, Jan 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 07:11:09-05

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- We now know the name of a man killed in a single-vehicle Lehigh Acres crash Monday night.

Florida Highway Patrol says 69-year-old James Beasley of Lehigh Acres was driving along Williams Avenue around 9pm when he continued north past the dead end at W. 18th Street, went airborne over a canal and crashed onto the other side.

Emergency services got there shortly after, but Beasley died at the hospital. 

Troopers do not believe alcohol was a factor.