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FHP: Man, 75, killed in Orange County crash

24-year-old woman injured in crash, troopers say

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ORLANDO, Fla. – A 75-year-old Orlando man was killed Saturday morning in an Orange County crash, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.

Troopers said the man, Rodolfo Espinosa, was driving a Honda Civic south on Boggy Creek Road, north of Beth Road, at 4:09 a.m. and collided with a northbound pickup truck driven by a 24-year-old woman.

A witness told troopers Espinosa's car drifted into the northbound lane, into the truck's path, before the front-right of the car hit the front-right area of the truck, according to the crash report.

Espinosa's car bounced back after the initial crash and rolled until the back of the vehicle smashed into a tree, troopers said. The pickup truck hit a utility pole, which snapped and fell on top of the truck, the FHP said.

Troopers said Espinosa was taken to Osceola Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The woman was also taken to ORMC for minor injuries.

The crash is still being investigated, the FHP said.

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