A single vessel boating accident occured In North Pine Island Sound near North Captiva, around 10:15 a.m., Wed. April 3 2019. Johnny Messer, 32, of Bokeelia fell off the boat that he and two others were riding in while the vessel was moving. Witnesses were unable to revive the victim, who was declared deceased on scene. Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Coast Guard and the FWC all responded to the scene. The incident is under investigation by Florida Fish & Wildlife. More information as it becomes available.