1 killed in crash on Palm Beach Blvd. in Fort Myers

One person died and two others were seriously injured in a crash that closed all westbound of Palm Beach Boulevard at Orange River Boulevard in Fort Myers, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The three-vehicle crash happened at 2:37 p.m. Tuesday according to the FHP. The inside westbound lane of Palm Beach Boulevard reopened just before 6 p.m., but the center and outside lanes remain closed.

A viewer caught the driver on camera moments before the crash:

A wrong-way driver was responsible for the crash and was also killed, according to Lt. Greg Bueno.

Driver Helene Lang, 57, of Port Charlotte, was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said. Another driver, 31-year-old Deanna Watson of Fort Myers, and her passenger, 16-year-old Malenia Watson, were taken to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

WINK News reporter Taylor Bisacky was live at the scene:

Writer:Derrick Shaw
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