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Teen dies after riding on trunk of car in Lehigh Acres

Posted at 10:43 PM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-28 23:22:35-05

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — UPDATE 12/28:

The 15-year-old driver of the car was placed under arrest for Vehicular Homicide and driving without a license involving death. She was booked into the Lee County Jail.


An 18-year-old, Cape Coral girl has died after riding on the trunk of a car.

On Nov. 11, just after 6 pm, the teen was riding on the trunk of a car when she fell off into the roadway at Maple Ave North and E Penn Road, in Lehigh Acres.

She was transported to a local hospital by EMS and later pronounced dead.

The driver, a 15-year-old, and another passenger, a 17-year-old, both girls from Lehigh Acres, were not injured.

FHP is investigating.