Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Two Pedestrians Dead After Crash

FORT MYERS, FL. -- An 87-year old male from Greeenville, Rhode Island and his 81-year old wife were killed early Tuesday morning crossing a Fort Myers intersection.

Konstantinos Georgiadis, 67 of Fort Myers was traveling south on Winkler Road in a 2007 Toyota Solara at 7:03 a.m. approaching the intersection of Harbour Club Road as the two pedestrians, Paul McGinn and Theresea McGinn were walking across the street in a west direction within the intersection of Winkler Road and Harbour Club Road.

For unknown reasons the couple failed to see the car and walked into it's path. The front portion struck the right side of both people. Both struck the hood and windshield and they came to final rest facing south on Winkler Road.

The 87 year old man came to final rest on the sidewalk which parallels the west side of Winkler Rd. and his wife came to final rest in the southbound lane of Winkler Rd and immediately south of the vehicle according to Florida Highway Patrol Trooper. Kenite Webb and homicide investigator Cpl. John Benton.

Mr. McGinn was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital and Mrs. McGinn died on the scene.

Identities of the victims were pending notification of kin and released about 4:30 p.m. by the FHP. The investigation is ongoing said the FHP.

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