Traffic Fatality Update

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DATE:   March 3, 2021

TIME:   11:22 am

LOCATION:   1400-block El Dorado Parkway West

CR#:   21-004712

ASSIGNED THI:   Corporal C. Mills

 VEHICLE 1:   2020 silver Harley Davidson Ultra Limited motorcycle, Florida tag.

DRIVER 1:   Jeffrey Allen Kinkelaar, W/M of Cape Coral, FL.

DRIVER 1 INJURIES:   Kinkelaar died as a result of injuries related to the crash.

 SYNOPSIS:

Vehicle-1 was traveling eastbound on El Dorado Parkway West, approaching the intersection of SW 14th Avenue. The eastbound lanes of El Dorado Parkway West end in a cul-de-sac approximately 142 feet east of the intersection. The Bluejay Canal, is East of the cul-de-sac and runs north to south. The canal is approximately 137 feet wide. V-1 continued eastbound through the intersection to the end of the cul-de-sac and continued eastbound, leaving the roadway, and striking a warning sign. V-1 then became airborne as it traveled across the elevated canal bank. V-1 was located in the canal, approximately 61 feet from the west bank of the canal. The driver of V-1 was located in the canal at a separate location approximately 1,400 feet south of the crash scene.

 The driver of Vehicle-1 died as a result of injuries related to the crash.

 THI C. Mills, THI Sergeant J. Lear, THI J. Barkley, THI A. Satterlee, Forensic Technician A. Shober, and VA C. Seymour responded, along with members of the CCPD Marine Unit, CCPD Dive Team, LCSO Marine Unit, and LCSO Aviation.

Alcohol/drugs presence is PENDING. Next-of-kin HAVE BEEN notified.

If you witnessed this traffic crash or have information about this traffic crash, please contact the Cape Coral Police Department by calling 239-574-3223, submitting an anonymous tip at www.capecops.com/tipshttps://new.tipsubmit.com/en/create-report/anonymous , sending us a message through our social media platforms or calling Crimestoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS. Please use the Case Report #21-004712.