FORT MYERS, FL. -- 55- year old Ted Knox of North Fort Myers was killed Monday afternoon at 3:49 p.m. as he walked along State Road 78 near Bayshore Road.
A 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Jerry Bryant, 89 of Punta Gorda was traveling eastbound on State Road 78 (Bayshore Rd) east of Old Bayshore Rd. Mr. Knox was walking westbound on the pavement of SR78 east of Old Bayshore Rd, near the south grass shoulder of State Road 78.
Subsequently, the front right portion of the truck collided with Knox in an unknown location. Post collision the truck came to a controlled stop on the south grass shoulder. Knox was propelled in a east direction and came to final rest on the south grass shoulder.
The driver and his passenger were not injured.