On Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 1:41a.m. the Fort Myers Police Department received a call in reference to a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian in the 5100 block of Cleveland Avenue. Upon arrival officers located a male victim lying in the middle of the roadway and Emergency Medical Services pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.
Witnesses describe the suspect’s vehicle as small white pickup truck or a contractor’s style work vehicle, that didn’t have a tailgate on the back. It also had a yellow and black logo on the side of the truck. Police believe the truck will have damage to its front to include a broken headlight.
Police are currently working to notify the victim’s family. Anyone with information about the crash or about the truck involved is asked to call the Fort Myers Police Department at 239-321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.