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Traffic Crash in Lehigh Acres
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Correction to Diamond Princess Davis, DOB-08/23/2008

Initial Release (07/03/13 @1958)

On Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at 3:19 pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office received a call about a vehicle versus pedestrian crash. The incident occurred at Leeland Heights Boulevard and Richmond Avenue in Lehigh Acres, Florida. Deputies responded to the scene.

Upon arrival deputies discovered the driver of a 2006 Chevy HHR struck two pedestrians in the street away from the designated crosswalk. Two of the pedestrian were transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. Due to the nature of the incident, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit were assigned to continue the investigation.

Preliminary information reveals the driver, 47 year-old Susan B. Tanzer (DOB 12/22/1966) of 1215 Wells Avenue, Lehigh Acres, was traveling east bound on Leeland Heights Boulevard. The driver of the vehicle attempted to stop the when she noticed the pedestrian not in the crosswalk.

The pedestrians involved in the crash:

Bessie R. Bivins (DOB 04/08/1990) of 145 Riverview, Fort Myers.

Tiana Davis (DOB 06/12/2010) and Diamond Princess Davis (DOB 08/23/2008). Both juveniles transported to Lee Memorial Hospital.

Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.

Media inquiries are directed to the Public Information Officer at (239) 477-1340.


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