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Cape Coral Man Dies In Truck Crash Near Punta Gorda Saturday

PUNTA GORDA – Florida Highway Patrol reported one person was killed after colliding with a tractor-trailer near Punta Gorda Saturday afternoon.

The fatal crash took place as a 67 year-old man from Cape Coral was driving a sedan westbound on S Jones Loop Road from the east, approaching the intersection with Taylor Road (County Road 765A).

At the same time a semi tractor trailer driven by a 76 year old man from Venice was heading north on Taylor Road, already crossing the intersection with S Jones Loop Road.

At 2:21 PM in the afternoon, the 67 year old man from Cape Coral failed to stop at the stop sign and drove into the intersection where his vehicle collided with the side of trailer of the semi.

After crashing into the trailer the sedan rotated and came to a stop in the southbound lane of Taylor Road.

The tractor trailer came to a controlled stop in the northbound lanes of Taylor Road.

The driver of the sedan died as a result of the collision. Both drivers had been wearing seat belts during the crash.


Stephen M. Fernandez developed a strong belief in justice and fairness in public policy while earning his Political Science degree prior to attending law school. Since joining the Florida Bar Association in 2004, Stephen Fernandez has combined his background in public policy, business administration and civil law to serve as a highly effective trial lawyer fighting for Florida's injured, working hard every day to make sure his clients get what they are owed.

Cape Coral Man Dies In Truck Crash Near Punta Gorda Saturday

Goldman Babboni Fernandez
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