Site of the SR-78 and US-41 crash Saturday evening. (Credit: Google Maps)
Site of the SR-78 and US-41 crash Saturday evening. (Credit: Google Maps)

Car hits North Fort Myers man along Pine Island Rd, died at the scene

A North Fort Myers man died after he was hit by a car along Pine Island Rd. in Lee County Saturday evening.

A woman, 21, was driving a Pontiac G6 westbound on SR-78, approaching the U.S. 41 intersection around 10:55 p.m. The victim, 53, was crossing Pine Island Rd., according to the Florida Highway Patrol press release.

The Pontiac struck the man. He was later pronounced dead on the scene. The release of his name is pending next of kin notification.

Writer:Michael Mora
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