Florida: Michael Bortolametti charged with DUI for killing motorcyclist John Simone on Metro Parkway

Michael Bortolametti, Lee County Jail on charges of DUI. June 16, 2017, FHP

Michael Bortolametti charged with DUI for killing motorcyclist John Simone on Metro Parkway

 

FORT MYERS, FLA. — Late on Thursday evening, June 16, 2017, an alleged DUI driver struck two people who were standing in the turn lane of Metro Parkway, killing one and injuring the other.

Florida Highway Patrol reports that Michael Bortolametti, 22, of Cape Coral, was operating a 1998 Mercedes-Benz C230 south in the left lane of Metro Parkway at around 11:47 p.m., officials said. Bortolametti was approaching Topaz Court when he struck two pedestrians.

John M. Simone, 42, of Cape Coral and Marie R. Taylor, 26, of Fort Myers were in the left lane of the parkway and their motorcycles were parked nearby, officials said, when the Mercedes plowed into them.

Simone was pronounced dead at the scene and Taylor was transported to Lee Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, officials said.

Police say that Bortolametti and his passengers, Taylor Strosnider, 21, of Cape Coral, and Madison Strosnider, 21, also of Cape Coral were uninjured.

 

Name: BORTOLAMETTI, MICHAEL of CAPE CORAL

Mug Photo
06/16/2017

Race: White Sex: Male DOB: 1994-12-25
US
Approx Age: 22
Ht*: 5-10 Wgt*: 145 Eyes*: Hazel Hair*: Black
ID#:335078 Last Known Address:
329 R TUDOR Dr CAPE CORAL FL 33904
Booking#: 855118 Arrested: 2017-06-16 04:08 Status: Released: 2017-06-16 16:26

Charges(1)

DUI-UNLAW BLD ALCH (DUI ALCOHOL OR DRUGS)
Agency: FHP Counts: 1 Type: Misdemeanor
Bond Type: Cash/Surety Bond Amt: $1,000.00 Bond Paid: 2017-06-16
Case No: 17CT502311 Court: County Court Sched Trial Date: 2017-07-05 8:00AM
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