North Fort Myers bicyclist hit by semi-truck, died in the hospital
A North Fort Myers woman died on Saturday after she was hit by a semi-truck while biking across an intersection on Oct. 1.
A 43-year-old man was driving a semi-truck along Pine Island Rd., nearing Many Rd. around 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 1. Linda Weherley, 53, was riding a bicycle northbound on Many Rd and approaching Pine Island Rd.
Weherley moved into the eastbound lane and crossed the path of the semi-truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol press release. Then, the semi-truck struck the North Fort Myers woman.
Weherley had critical injuries. She was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. According to FHP, Weherley died on Saturday.