North Fort Myers man killed after being hit by a car while crossing State Road 78

A North Fort Myers man was killed in a wreck on US-41 and State Road 78 (Bayshore Road) on Oct. 5, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Jared Fichtelberg, 53, was walking across westbound State Road 78 (Bayshore Road) around 10:55 p.m. when a vehicle traveling westbound approaching US-41 struck him.

The car, a Pontiac G6, came to final rest in the merge in the right turn lane facing west.

Fichtelberg was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the Pontiac was uninjured.

Writer:Briana Harvath
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