Man killed in crash near Epcot, FHP says

Driver suffered medical issue, troopers say

By Michelle Dendy - Web Editor

ORLANDO, Fla. - A man was killed in a crash near Epcot on Sunday night after suffering a medical issue while driving, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said Robert Benedek, 64, was driving west on Epcot Center Drive near World Drive when he suffered the medical issue just after 8:30 p.m.

Benedek struck the guard rail and stopped the vehicle on the shoulder of the road.

He was taken to Celebration Hospital, where he died, troopers said.

No other details were immediately available.

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