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Pedestrian fatality reported on Skyline Tuesday morning

By Staff | May 19, 2020

Cape Coral police are asking anyone with information related to a pedestrian fatality that occurred in the 4500 block of Skyline Boulevard around midnight to contact the department.

Nelson Luis Garrido, was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle as he lay “prone on the roadway, in the outside southbound travel lane,” Cape Coral Police reported Tuesday morning. He was trauma alerted to Lee Memorial Hospital where he later died as a result of injuries sustained in the traffic crash, police said.

The driver of the vehicle, James Anthony Mediano, was not injured. According to police he “made a controlled stop and came to rest on the southbound outside shoulder of Skyline Boulevard, approximately 170 feet from the area of impact.”

Anyone who may have witnessed this traffic crash, or who has have any information, is asked to contact the Cape Coral Police Department at 239-574-3223. Anonymous tips may be made at www.capecops.com/tips, new.tipsubmit.com/en/create-report/anonymous . The public may also send the CCPD a message through its social media platforms or calling Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Please use the Case Report # 20-009103