NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- On Thursday, at 1:44 pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a single-vehicle crash. The incident occurred at 663 Pondella Rd. Upon arrival, a silver-colored, four-door, 2002 Ford Focus was found crashed into a concrete pole. The driver was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced deceased at 2:36 p.m. as a result of the crash.
Preliminary information reveals the driver, 18-year-old Cynthia Ray, was travelling westbound on Pondella Road. While crossing North Cleveland Avenue at a high rate of speed, her vehicle rotated sideways and the driver’s side door collided with a concrete pole.
No other vehicles or persons are believed to have been involved.