LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to West Bay Boulevard and Marsh Turtle Trail in reference to a single vehicle accident within the West Bay community Thursday at approximately 2:16 a.m.
Deputies arrived on scene and learned a vehicle with four occupants had crashed into a tree. One of the passengers was pronounced dead on the scene. A second passenger was air lifted to an area hospital. The driver and a third passenger were not injured.
Due to the nature of the incident, Traffic Homicide Detectives with the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit have assumed the investigation.
The deceased has been identified as Ryan Gilhooly, 29. He was visiting from Ohio.
The driver has been identified as Danielle N. Bowman, 25, of Estero. She is being charged with one count of DUI Manslaughter, one count of DUI Involving Serious Bodily Injury and one count of DUI.