Cape Coral Police Department Headquarters. Credit: WINK News.

Cape Coral woman dies days after crash

A Cape Coral woman who was involved in a crash on April 9 has died.

The Cape Coral Police Department said Edelmira Lopez was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a crash who appeared to suffer minor injuries but died on Tuesday.

The crash occurred at Burnt Store Road North and Tropicana Parkway West at around 2:30 p.m.

Lopez was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Iliana Munoz, also of Cape Coral. Munoz suffered minor injuries.

According to Cape Coral police, Munoz was traveling east on Tropicana Parkway and stopped for a stop sign at the intersection of Burnt Store Road.

A second vehicle, driven by Jose Aranda, of Fort Myers, was crossing the intersection. Munoz drove forward directly into the path of Aranda, Cape Coral police said.

Aranda suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital. Lopez was taken to the hospital.

There is no further investigation ongoing, police said.


Writer:Melissa Montoya
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