Update: 8:05 p.m. Sunday
The Marco Island resident killed in a crash late Friday night has been identified.
Joyce D. Nilsen, 78, also of Osseo, Minn., died following the four-vehicle crash that left six other people injured. That includes the driver of the car carrying Nilsen, 80-year-old Shirley Tatoole, who was seriously injured, according to the report.
The head-on crash occurred at 10:20 p.m., on Collier Boulevard near Mainsail Drive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. According to the report, Tatoole’s Lincoln Town Car crossed the median going south and struck a Corvette driven by 19-year-old Daniel Sahin, of Naples. Sahin and his passenger, 19-year-old Christian Kerner, of Marco Island, both suffered serious injuries, according to the report.
The crash caused a chain reaction involving two other vehicles, according to the highway patrol. Kensly Joseph, 23, of Naples, and his two passengers all suffered minor injuries, according to the report. Another car driven by Jessica A. Wilson, 29, of Marco Island, was involved, but neither Wilson nor her passenger were listed as having any injuries.
A 78-year-old Marco Island resident was killed late Friday and six people injured in a head-on crash that involved four vehicles north of Marco Island, authorities said.
The accident occurred on Collier Boulevard near Mainsail Drive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
One vehicle went airborne while another spun around on the highway, a Highway Patrol report said.
Authorities hadn’t reached family members Saturday, so the name of the woman who died wasn’t immediately released.
No additional information on the accident had been released by the FHP as of Saturday night.
According to a Highway Patrol report:
Shirley M. Tatoole, 80, of Marco Island, was driving south on Collier Boulevard at 10:20 p.m. when her Lincoln Town Car crossed the median and struck a Corvette driven in the northbound lanes by Daniel Sahin, 19, of Naples.
Sahin was seriously injured and a passenger, 19-year-old Christian Kerner of Marco Island, suffered severe injuries also.
Tatoole suffered serious injuries and the passenger in her car died.
The crash led to a chain-reaction collision with two other vehicles.
One, driven by Kensly Joseph, 23, of Naples, had two passengers and all three suffered minor injuries. The other, driven by Jessica A. Wilson, 29, of Marco Island, had one passenger but neither was injured.
Charges are pending, according to an FHP report.