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Early Morning Traffic Fatality

Vehicle-1 was traveling southbound in the outside travel lane of Skyline Boulevard in the 4500-block.  Pedestrian-1 was prone on the roadway, in the outside southbound travel lane of Skyline Boulevard in the 4500-block, where the front of Vehicle-1 struck Pedestrian-1. 

Pedestrian-1 came to final rest in the southbound outside travel lane of Skyline Boulevard, approximately 65 feet from the area of impact.  Vehicle-1 made a controlled stop and came to rest on the southbound outside shoulder of Skyline Boulevard, approximately 170 feet from the area of impact.

Pedestrian 1 was trauma alerted to Lee Memorial Hospital, where he later died as a result of injuries sustained in the traffic crash.  

If you witnessed this traffic crash or have any information, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department by calling 239-574-3223, submitting an anonymous tip at www.capecops.com/tips, https://new.tipsubmit.com/en/create-report/anonymous sending us a message through our social media platforms or calling Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Please use the Case Report # 20-009103

Alcohol/drugs presence is PENDING. Next-of-kin HAVE BEEN notified. 


DATE:   May 19, 2020 TIME:   12:00 am

VEHICLE 1:   2009 gray Toyota Avalon 4-door, Florida tag. DRIVER 1:   James Anthony Mediano, W/M, from Cape Coral. Mediano was not injured in the crash.

PEDESTRIAN 1:   Nelson Luis Garrido, W/M, Cape Coral, Florida. Garrido suffered fatal injuries in the crash.

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