The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating two fatal crashes that happened Saturday in Lee County. A 19-year-old was killed in an afternoon crash in Alva and a motorcyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash a few hours later in Bonita Springs.
Sari Alfadil, 19, was helping a family member move a forklift about 2:30 p.m. Saturday on State Road 80 near Bateman Road. Alfadil was driving his Chevrolet Blazer behind the forklift. A semi came upon the slower moving vehicles and struck the Blazer, causing it to overturn, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The Florida Highway Patrol is also investigating a fatal crash that took place a few hours later. A motorcyclist was killed in a hit-and-run accident on I-75 about a mile south of Bonita Beach Road.
Robert Colantonio was riding his motorcycle on I-75 when a vehicle hit him from behind as it changed lanes. The vehicle then fled the scene. The FHP is asking the public to call (239) 938-1800 if they have any information on the crash. Read more.
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