(April 30, 2017)-  A driver in a April 27th crash in the 1300 block of Cape Coral Parkway West, has died.

Yesterday, the Major Crash Investigator (MCI) was notified by the Lee County Medical Examiner that Dolores Corinne Fiorentini, W/F, 77, of Cape Coral, FL,  passed away in the hospital due to complications resulting from the injuries she suffered in the crash.

Link to original news release: Cape Coral Police Investigating Thursday Afternoon Injury Crash; Alcohol a Factor

***There are 3 traffic fatalities and 11 MCI usages in our city in 2017. (There are 0 fatalities that are ruled "medical" and the cause of death is not related to injuries in the traffic crash. These 0 "medical" fatalities are not included in the number of traffic fatalities).***                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Breakdown of the past several years, FYI:

  • 2017: 3 Traffic fatalities, 1 DUI related (11 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 0 medical ruled death)
  • 2016: 11 Traffic fatalities, 4 DUI related (35 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 0 medical ruled death)
  • 2015: 13 Traffic fatalities, 9 DUI related (43 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 1 medical ruled death)
  • 2014: 10 Traffic fatalities, 5 DUI related (40 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 2 medical ruled death)
  • 2013: 19 Traffic fatalities, 6 DUI related (43 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 3 medical ruled deaths)
  • 2012: 10 Traffic fatalities, 6 DUI related (21 MCI usages)
  • 2011: 11 Traffic fatalities, 4 DUI related (24 MCI usages) (this number DOES NOT INCLUDE 2 medical and 1 suicide ruled deaths)

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