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Man killed in Hendry Creek boat crash identified

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission identified the victim of a boat crash in Lee County Sunday.

On Friday Omar Benitez, 51 of Fort Myers died in a boat crash on Hendry Creek off of Estero Bay.

Benitez was ejected from the boat he was traveling in. Authorities took him to a nearby hospital, where he later died.

Benitez was a doctor in Lee County.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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Writer:WINK News
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