Fatal motorcycle crash in South Fort Myers

Fatal motorcycle crash in South Fort Myers

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Jan 9, 2014

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A crash involving a mini-van and a motorcycle killed a teenager and sent two elderly women to the hospital Thursday in South Fort Myers.

The crash tied up traffic for hours at Cypress Lake Drive and Lake Breeze Drive.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 17-year-old Sean Edward Parke of Fort Myers was traveling westbound on Cypress Lake Drive at a high rate of speed on his motorcycle when 78-year-old Evelyn Miozza turned her mini-van into the path of the motorcycle.

The crash killed Parke, Miozza suffered minor injuries and a passenger in her mini-van 80-year-old Shirley Sylves suffered serious injuries.  Miozza and Sylves are both from Fort Myers Beach.

FHP investigators say they are looking for witnesses to the crash.  Anyone with information should call FHP Corporal John Benton at (239) 938-1800.