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FHP: Pedestrian struck, killed in crash on State Road 535

Charges pending in crash

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Charges are pending against a driver who troopers say struck and killed a man on State Road 535 and left the scene, but returned later.

The crash was reported Wednesday morning on southbound SR 535 at Meadow Creek Drive, blocking two lanes.

Florida Highway Patrol said the vehicle was driving southbound on SR 535 when the pedestrian was struck while attempting to cross the road. The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk.

The driver left the scene but returned a short time later, saying that he didn't know what he had struck, according to FHP.

The victim has been identified as a 22-year-old man.

The crash remains under investigation.

 

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