Update on Traffic
Fatality in Lehigh Acres
On Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 5:57 p.m., the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Homestead Road and Kimdale Street E.
Paramedics arrived on scene and pronounced the driver, Owen Thomas McGreevy,19 deceased on scene.
Due to the nature of the incident, Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit responded to the scene.
A traffic homicide investigation was conducted and revealed the following facts: McGreevy left this place of employment (Pizza Hut, on Homestead Road, Lehigh Acres) to deliver pizzas. McGreevy was travelling in his 2001 Oldsmobile when he attempted to negotiate a right curve at a high rate of speed. McGreevy lost control of his vehicle, causing it to exit the roadway in a northwesterly direction of travel. The Oldsmobile then struck a tree, head on. McGreevy, who was properly restrained, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at 6:05 p.m.
Speed was a contributing factor in the crash, but impairment was not.