CAPE CORAL, Fla- Cape Coral police identifed the teenager killed while riding his bike in the 600 block of Trafalgar Parkway as 15 year old Cameron Ford. Ford and another bicyclists were riding east towards Skyline in the inside lane when 19 year old Jacob York switched lanes. York did not see Ford on his bike and the two collided.
A traffic homocide investigation is underway although officers say there are no signs of any impairment involved. York was not hurt. Ford died at the scene. Police say he was dark clothes but no helmet. His bike also did not have the required lighting or reflectors.
Ford is Cape Coral's 7th traffic fatality of the year. The last four victims were all under 21 years old.