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Fatal crash on I-75 south under investigation in Fort Myers

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Posted at 7:54 AM, Nov 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-17 14:00:44-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Numerous units responded to a serious crash with a fatality in the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Fort Myers Thursday morning.

The crash happened shorty after 7:30 a.m. near mile marker 135.  That's just south of the Colonial Boulevard exit.

A passenger car and a semi truck were involved, according to FHP.  

FHP says all lanes have reopened at the scene, but as of 10:55 a.m., the Fox 4 Traffic Page  shows a long backup in the southbound lanes.

UPDATE: Driver identified in fatal I-75 crash

 If anyone witnessed this crash, you're asked to please contact Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.