Published: Oct 10, 2013 11:50 AM EDT
Updated: Oct 10, 2013 3:20 PM EDT

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Both north and southbound lanes of Veronica Shoemaker remain closed, between Palm Beach Boulevard and Marion Street, after a 58-year-old man suffered a fatal medical episode and crashed his SUV into a light pole.

According to the Fort Myers Police Department, the driver, identified as Edward Gillespy, was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital where he died from his medical condition.

FPL remains on the scene, making repairs. The road could be closed up to an hour.