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Estero man dies 2 weeks after crash

A 72-year-old Estero man died June 30, two weeks a crash on US-41 near Elwood Road.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, just after 8 a.m. June 16, the man was driving a Tesla north on US-41 at a high rate of speed when it veered and traveled across the lanes, entering the east side grass shoulder.

The vehicle collided with a light pole and ditch embankment and overturned several times before hitting a tree.

The driver was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital where he died June 30.


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