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Two dead motorcycle vs. pedestrian crash in North Fort Myers

Posted: 4:58 PM, Jan 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-21 13:56:25Z

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Troopers say two people are dead and another was injured when a motorcycle collided with a pedestrian in Lee County on Saturday.

It happened just after 6pm on U.S. 41 at Leesure Lane, near the Shell Factory.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 49-year-old Roger Miller was riding northbound on U.S. 41 with a passenger when he struck a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the highway.

Miller was pronounced dead at the scene, and his passenger, 49-year-old Amy Melick, was seriously injured.

The pedestrian, 70-year-old Pauline Griffiths of Ontario, Canada, was pronounced dead at the scene as well.