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Cape man dies in motorcycle crash in Hendry County

By Staff | Jun 8, 2018

A Cape Coral man died in a motorcycle accident Thursday night on State Road 80 in Hendry County.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, Manuel Rangel, 32, of Cape Coral was riding a 2006 Honda motorcycle east on State Road 80 at 7:45 p.m. Thursday when he attempted to negotiate a left turn in the roadway. The report states that as he entered the turn, Rangel’s motorcycle ran off the road onto the right shoulder where he hit the guardrail located on the south shoulder.

As a result, Rangel was separated from the bike and thrown into a canal.

The FHP reported that Rangel sustained injuries that were fatal, dying at the scene.

The accident was not alcohol related, the report states.