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Naples man dies in single-car crash in Collier County

Posted at 7:15 AM, Aug 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-30 07:15:54-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Troopers in Collier County are investigating the death of an 87-year-old man who crashed his car into a tree.

Florida Highway Patrol says it happened shortly before 3 p.m. Monday near the eastern end of Oil Well Road, in rural Collier County.

Deputies say 87-year-old Lawrence Korb of Naples was driving eastbound when he missed the curve in the road and hit a tree.

He was taken to Lehigh Regional Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.