Port Charlotte man dies while driving motorhome on I-75, striking Cape Coral man’s pickup

The 72-year-old man was suffering a medical emergency when he struck a legally…

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Stacey Henson
 
| Fort Myers News-Press

A Port Charlotte driver suffering a medical emergency died Thursday in a crash on Interstate 75 in Charlotte County that involved a Cape Coral man.

Florida Highway Patrol reported that the 72-year-old Port Charlotte man was driving his motorhome north near Mile Marker 161 when he suffered a medical emergency, entering the right emergency lane.

By the way: Port Charlotte man charged in November crash that killed 22-year-old Cape Coral woman

And: Cape Coral man dies after two-motorcycle, one-vehicle crash in Lee County

He struck a legally parked vehicle, driven by a 50-year-old Cape Coral man, about  11:15 a.m. Thursday.

The Cape Coral man and a passenger in the motorhome, a 72-year-old woman, were not injured. 

Troopers did not name those involved in the crash.

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