SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. One person died in a crash Saturday night on Alico Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Jeremy Steven Savinsky, 42 of North Fort Myers, was driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle around 10:10 p.m. in the inside lane of Alico Road, just east of Lee Road, and did not maintain a safe distance when merging into the center lane, according to the FHP. Savinsky then hit the rear of a 2013 Chevy Silverado.
Following the crash, Savinsky was thrown from the motorcycle and landed in the inside lane, State troopers said.
Alcohol was a factor for Savinsky, and he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, according to State troopers.
Savinsky was a lieutenant in the North Fort Myers Control District, according to a Facebook post.
It is with great pain and sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of Lieutenant Jeremy Savinsky. Please keep your…