LABELLE, Fla.- Two Southwest Florida men lost their lives in a single-car accident in Hendry County overnight.
FHP says the driver of a 2003 Cadillac CTS, identified as 21-year-old Tomy Olivarez of Lehigh Acres, sustained fatal injuries after a crash in LaBelle early Friday morning. One of the passengers, 26-year-old Epifanio Hernandez of Naples, also died in the accident. Another of Olivarez' passengers, 26-year-old Jose Alonzo, sustained minor injuries.
The vehicle traveled onto the south shoulder and into a ditch. The front right of the vehicle stuck the embankment and caused the vehicle to
overturn. The three occupants of the vehicle were ejected from the vehicle.
It is unknown whether alcohol/drugs were a factor.
The crash is still under investigation.