Driver Killed In State Road 78 Crash
MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- On August 6 about 6:45 P.m., a 1985 Ponitiac was northbound on S.R. 78 and traveling at approximately 60 miles per hour. According to witnesses, the vehicle drifted off the roadway and drove onto the east shoulder. The driver appeared to make no corrective action and struck a palm trim causing the vehicle to overturn and come to rest on the driver side facing east on the east shoulder.
Glades County EMS responded to the scene and pronounced the driver deceased upon their arrival. The name of the 51-year old driver from Fort Myers is being withheld pending relative notification.
An investigation continues on possible alcohol use by the driver, according to the FHP accident report.