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Woman Killed in Seven-Vehicle Accident in Florida

Jonathan Hernandez5 months ago

A woman was killed in a seven-vehicle accident in Florida.

Details about the Fatal Accident

KIMT News is reporting that a woman from Mason City was killed in a multiple vehicle accident that happened in Florida.

According to police in the Fort Myers area, Kristin Lee was involved in a seven-vehicle accident that happened earlier in the week. Another man from Fort Myers apparently rear-ended Lee’s vehicle and that is what started the pileup accident. Not long after the start of the accident, Lee’s vehicle burst into flames.

Two other people were pulled from her vehicle, including Austin Perkins of Minnesota, who suffered critical injuries in the accident. At this time, it is not exactly known what it the cause of the accident, but the incident currently remains under investigation by the authorities at this time.

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States:

  • There were 219 fewer fatalities in 2014 than there were in 2013.
  • Although there were fewer fatalities, the number of people who were injured in 2014 increased by 25,000 over the number of injured people in 2013.
  • In 2014, there were a total of 32,675 people that lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents in the United States.


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