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Troopers: 2 men die when car slams into tree in Fort Myers

January 8, 2020 GMT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Two men are dead following a car crash early Wednesday morning in Fort Myers, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Porter Danforth White, 19, apparently lost control of his Volkswagen Golf, ran off the road and hit a concrete median and then slammed into a tree., troopers said. Passenger Brendan Matthew Belcher, 20, also died in the 1:44 a.m. crash.

An accident report said the crash was not alcohol-related.

An investigation is continuing.