NAPLES, Fla. - One person died and two others were hurt in a crash on US-41 in Naples Tuesday evening.

Police identified 43-year-old Gilberto Ruiz Diaz of Naples as the victim who died. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The two other victims were sent to the hospital, according to police. They have not been identified and authorities did not indicate the extent of their injuries.

The crash happened at the intersection with Neapolitan Way around 5:15 p.m.

The North Collier Fire Rescue District, Naples Fire-Rescue Department, and Collier County EMS all responded to the crash. 

It's unclear at this time what led up to the deadly collision. Law enforcement is still investigating the cause.

US-41 was closed for hours in that area, but it has since reopened.

 

 

 

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