North Fort Myers man, 42, killed in Lee County crash

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…

Posted by North Fort Myers Fire Control District on Sunday, November 5, 2017