Authorities reported a 71-year-old man was killed in an alcohol related crash on Ben C. Pratt Parkway in Fort Myers.

According to the Florida Highway report, a Fort Myers resident drove a 2012 Nissan Titan straight into a 2008 Hyundai Elantra. The 71-year-old driver of the Hyundai could not avoid the Titan and they crashed head on. The Hyundai was hit on the driver’s side and overturned colliding with the rear left side of the another vehicle before coming to rest on Lee County Road. The driver of a third vehicle, 48-year-old Bruno Rolado of Fort Myers, was driving a 2016 Acura MDX .

The driver of the Hyundai was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died.  The driver of the Acura sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.  The Nissan drier also had minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

The driver of the Titan has been charged with DUI manslaughter.

Details of the 71-year-old man have not been released pending next of kin notification.  An investigation is still ongoing.

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Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash:  “This was a serious accident that led to the death of an elderly man and a person sustaining injuries. We wish those involved a quick recovery. We advise drivers to drive with caution and to always use a seat belt whenever you are traveling in a car, SUV or truck.”

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