A 19-year-old man died Sunday in an early morning crash in Fort Myers. The crash occurred around 12:45 a.m. at 3840 Highlight Street.
According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, James Adam Barfield was driving his 2005 Chevy pickup truck when he was ejected from the vehicle and sustained life-threatening injuries.
According to a report, he was traveling northeast on Highlight Street when he attempted to negotiate a turn. He lost control of the vehicle resulting in striking a pine tree and coming to a rest in a nearby shrubbery.
Barfield was transported to Lehigh Regional Hospital where he later died.
Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit are still investigating the cause of the crash.