LEE COUNTY, Fla. — A 30-year-old Labelle man died in a two car crash on Buckingham Road on Tuesday evening, officials said.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a two car crash near Park Road around 7:30 p.m.
The Labelle man was driving north on Buckingham Road and a 57-year-old Fort Myers man was driving south on Buckingham Road with a 60-year-old Fort Myers woman. Both drivers were in a pickup truck.
The 30-year-old went to pass other vehicles in a no-passing zone near a curve in the road, troopers said. When the Fort Myers man’s pickup came around...
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Police are searching for a pickup truck they say was involved in a deadly crash on SR-82 near Gateway Boulevard in Fort Myers Tuesday afternoon.
Investigators describe the vehicle as a single-cab white F-150 work truck with green lettering and possible damage on the driver’s side, according to the Fort Myers Police Department.
The deadly crash happened around 5 p.m. and has shut down eastbound traffic on SR-82 near Gateway Boulevard and dropped westbound traffic down to one lane.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact FMPD or Southwest Florida Crime...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Tallahassee teen involved in a Halloween crash that killed a Fort Myers High School alum will have his license suspended for two years.
Ian Eyler, the teen involved in the crash, will also have to go through a driver improvement class and complete 120 hours of community service, according to court documents. He is not facing criminal charges.
Fort Myers High School alum Sean Shearman and Victor Pena were both killed in the crash after a Ford F-350 driving 70 mph T-boned their Kia Optima.
Shearman was attending Florida State University. Pena and Shearman were members...
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A boater died Wednesday afternoon after crashing into a dock at Alhambra Lake in Cape Coral.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed the crash happened around 5:45 p.m. when an 18-foot pontoon boat crashed into a dock causing the driver to be thrown from the vessel.
EMS crews responded to the scene and confirmed the boater died from their injuries.
FWC is still investigating the crash. The identity of the boater has not been released at this time.
“All of the members of the FWC want to express our sincere sympathies to the family and friends...
LEESBURG, Fla. – A firefighting helicopter crashed into a marsh during a training exercise near the Leesburg Airport Tuesday afternoon, WFLA reports.
Four people were aboard the helicopter at the time of the crash around 4 p.m. One death has been confirmed and no other survivors have been located, WESH reports.
The Firefighting UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash is currently under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration and the NTSB.
This is a developing story.
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DESOTO COUNTY, Fla. – Two horses were killed in two separate crashes just before midnight in DeSoto County Saturday.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a man was riding a horse trying to cross US 17 near State Road 35 when a car hit the pair leaving the horse dead and the man in critical condition.
Shortly after, another horse escaped a nearby enclosure after a gate was left open and wandered onto the road, troopers said.
The second horse was also hit and killed by a passing vehicle.
Both drivers were uninjured in the deadly crashes, according to FHP.
No further information...
FORT MYERS, Fla.– Crews responded to a deadly crash on Cypress Lake Drive near FSW, Thursday evening.
An 83-year-old woman from Saint Charles, Illinois was killed in the crash.
A 65-year-old woman survived after she was saved from the wreckage by a good Samaritan.
The westbound lanes of Cypress Lake Boulevard between Winkler and Summerlin were closed while crews investigated.
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IMMOKALEE Fla. – The driver of a stolen dump truck is dead after leading deputies on a chase on State Road 29 in Immokalee Wednesday.
Deputies responded to the call of a stolen dump truck around 7 p.m. and began pursuing the driver who was driving erratically crashing into cars and driving into Farm Workers Village, according to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies followed the driver into a neighborhood where they say the person continued driving recklessly.
Law enforcement shot at the truck before it crashed into a canal, according to CCSO.
The driver was pronounced...
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – At least one person died Tuesday in a crash at the intersection of US 41 and Tangelo Road in Punta Gorda.
The crash happened around 2 p.m. between a Fedex truck and a motorcycle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Southbound lanes of US 41 are closed at the intersection while troopers investigate.
Investigators confirmed someone died in the crash but have not yet said how many people were involved or released any identities.
This is a developing story. Count on NBC2 to bring you the latest information as it becomes available.
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COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — A 23-year-old Immokalee woman is dead and two others are injured after a Monday morning crash on State Road 29, officials said.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the crash on SR-29, about three miles north of County Road 858, just after 6 a.m.
The 23-year-old Immokalee woman was driving north on SR-29 with an 18-year-old Immokalee teen. Their SUV crossed over into the southbound lanes and hit the front of a 33-year-old Lehigh Acres man’s car, troopers said.
Both cars stopped in the area of the crash.
The 23-year-old woman was taken to a...