A man was killed this morning after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Bayshore and Hart roads in Fort Myers.

The Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that 77 year old Emery Earl Okerlund of North Fort Myers, was struck at 6:36 a.m. by a 1999 GMC as he crossed Bayshore Road against the signal. The driver, 24-year-old Amanda Eileen Lapon of North Fort Myers, was traveling eastbound and did not see Okerlund, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash. The driver was not injured.

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Dec. 22, 2015 10:34 AM CST
by rhancock