On February 11, 2020, around 10:15
VEHICLE 1: White/Blue 2017 Ford Mustang, Florida tag.
DRIVER 1: Robert Alan Zarnik, W/M, of Cape Coral.
Vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on El Dorado Pkwy W at the 1400 block at approximately 50 mph approaching the end of a dead-end road. Vehicle 1 continued eastbound beyond the roadway and struck an inclined hill and became airborne. Vehicle 1 traveled approximately 75 feet in the air and landed in a canal.
The driver of Vehicle 1 was unable to get out of the vehicle and was removed from the driver seat by a CCFD diver. The driver of Vehicle 1 had been submerged in the water for several minutes and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Traffic Homicide Investigators J. Barkley and P Wilson responded, along with Forensic Tech C. Potts and VA C. Seymour.
At this time it is UNKNOWN if Alcohol/drugs are
If you witnessed the traffic crash, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. You can also submit an anonymous tip at www.capecops.com/tips