Lehigh Acres man, 53, killed in crash

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. A 53-year-old man died in a crash Tuesday evening on Joel Boulevard, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Cesar Tano Carrales, of Lehigh Acres, who was drivingĀ a 2001 Nissan Altima, was involved in the wreck when he failed to stop at a stop sign and entered the path of a 1993 Chevy 2500 around 7:27 p.m. at East 10th Street and Joel Boulevard, according to the FHP.

Following the collision, Carrales was flown to Lee Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, State troopers said.

It’s unclear if alcohol was a factor for the deceased, State troopers said. Charges are pending.

Writer:Rachel Ravina
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