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Woman struck and killed crossing Lee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres

Posted at 6:48 AM, Feb 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-21 06:48:05-05

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - A deadly crash shut down Lee Boulevard near the intersection of Ida Avenue N. in Lehigh Acres Monday evening. 

The Florida Highway Patrol says 46-year-old Meria Ann Jiles attempted to cross Lee Boulevard just before 7 p.m. when she was struck by an eastbound pickup truck.

Jiles was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation. The roadway has since reopened.