The Clewiston News

Clewiston man dead from injuries of vehicle accident

CLEWISTON — The Florida Highway Patrol reported that on Oct. 19 at 9:49 p.m. a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu operated by Noel Garcia Perez, 23, Clewiston, was traveling south on N Hacienda Street, south of Bald Cypress Ave. when a 2006 Suzi SV650 operated by Eddie Montalvo, 20, Clewiston, was traveling north on N Hacienda St., just south of Bald Cypress Ave.

The driver of the Chevrolet Malibu stated that he was unable to see the Suzi SV650 due to headlights from another vehicle approaching in the northbound lane behind the Suzi SV650.

The Chevrolet Malibu was making a left turn into his driveway into the path of the Suzi SV650. The Suzi SV650 struck the right front of the Chevrolet Malibu.

The collision caused Mr. Montalvo to propel from his vehicle onto the shoulder east of the roadway.

Mr. Montalvo was reported deceased.