Labelle Man Dies in Crash
Special to the Lehigh Acres Gazette
Juan Carlos Monjaras, 42 of LaBelle died in an early morning crash Saturday on State Road 80 at Balsey Road in Alva in Lee County.
Monjaras in a 2007 Chevy Avalanche was westbound in the State Road 80 inside eastbound lane at 3:18 a.m. Marc Thomas Heckler, 16 of Lehigh Acres was eastbound in the State Road 80 eastbound inside lane. The front of the Chevy collided with the front of Heckler’s 2006 Toyota Tacoma. Both vehicles came to final rest near the area of collision.
Monjaras was pronounced deceased on scene by Lee County EMS personnel. Heckler had critical injuries and was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital. Charges are pending said the FHP.