Lee Health identifies unconscious man who was found on the side of the road


LEE COUNTY, Fla. — An unconscious man who was found on the side of the road in Lehigh Acres has been identified.

The man has been revealed to be Steven Edwards. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, he was the victim of a hit and run that happened in Lee County on July 22nd around 11:00pm.

According to the traffic report, Edwards was walking south on the northbound shoulder when he was struck by an approaching video. The vehicle did not stop and fled the scene.

Edwards was transported to Gulf Coast Medical Center with a head injury. He was unresponsive and had no identification on him.

In a statement received by NBC 2, Lee Health said: Thank you for helping to get our patient identified so quickly. We are grateful for your fast action which has led to a positive identification of the patient and family will be reuniting with him later today.

Trust NBC 2 to bring you additional information with this story as it becomes available.


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