- Associated Press - Saturday, April 15, 2017

NORT FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people were killed after their car left a southwest Florida road and hit a palm tree.

The News-Press (https://goo.gl/Cw9OMr ) reports that the crash occurred Thursday afternoon in North Fort Myers.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 22-year-old Marvin Bryer was speeding when he lost control. The car flipped, and its roof hit the tree.

FHP says both Bryer and his passenger, 18-year-old Jaya Rucker, died at the scene.

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Information from: The (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press, https://www.news-press.com

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