Man drowns at Boca Grande Pass
A man swimming in the area of Boca Grande Pass died after he was swept into the gulf by strong currents shortly after 10 a.m. Monday.
Yuri Fedarkov, 64, of 2524 Sparkle Lane, North Port, was unable to make it back to shore. A nearby boat pulled Fedarkov from the water but he was pronounced dead a short time later at an area hospital.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the incident, which at this time appears to be an accidental drowning.
Source: Lee County Sheriff’s Office