Naples man drowns in Bonita Springs
FOX 4 Staff
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. - A Naples man drowned Wednesday night trying to free a fishing line caught in a canal. The incident happened in Bonita Springs.
Family members told Lee County Sheriff's deputies that 30-year-old Gregory Scott Fickey had been drinking since the morning when he jumped into a canal in the 27000 block of Patrick Street. Witnesses say Fickey was intoxicated.
A Bonita Springs firefighter went into the water and found Fickey under water about ten feet from where he had jumped in. He was taken to North Collier Hospital where he was pronounced dead.