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Lee County deputy hits pedestrian

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Lee County deputy hits pedestrian

CREATED Sep. 30, 2012

FORT MYERS -- A Lee County County Sheriff's Deputy responding to a call, struck a pedestrian early Saturday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the marked patrol car, driven by Christopher Meyer, 27, of Fort Myers was traveling east on San Carlos Blvd. responding to a disorderly call when a pedestrian started walking across the road.

The front of the patrol car hit the woman, identified as Megan Conway, 18, of Bonita Springs.  The impact knocked Conway into a ditch along the shoulder of the road.

Conway was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.  The Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.