Fatal crash in Iona claims life of bicyclist

Florida Highway Patrol is on scene of a fatal crash in Iona that…

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Florida Highway Patrol reported a 63-year-old bicyclist was hit and killed Friday afternoon in Iona.

Troopers said an 85-year-old Fort Myers man was driving around a curve on McGregor Road about 1:55 p.m. As he approached Old McGregor Boulevard, the bicyclist, a Fort Myerss man, attempted to cross the road on his bicycle.

The front of the sedan hit the cyclist, who was taken to Healthpark Hospital, where he died. 

More: Long-time Fort Myers bicyclist identified as victim of fatal Alva hit-and-run

More: Traffic fatalities in time of COVID-19: More than 100 died on Lee County roads in 2020

The crash is still under investigation.

This crash marks the 24th fatal crash in Lee County in 2021. 

Check back for updates. 

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