Man charged in death of 21-year-old in Lee County crash

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A man has been charged with driving without a license causing death after a deadly Lee County crash in May.

Hermelo Arias, 40, was driving east on SR 80 going 70 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone. Taylor Hicks, 21, was turning into the intersection from Joel Boulevard when Arias hit the ride side of her car. She died from her injuries.

Arias is charged with a third-degree felony and is in the Lee County Jail on a $25,000 bond.