Police find vehicle, identify pedestrian killed in SR 408 hit-and-run crash

Officers trying to identify driver accused of leaving scene of crash

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police said they have found the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash that closed State Road 408 for hours.

Police said the crash occurred when a driver struck a pedestrian Wednesday night. It's unclear why the pedestrian was in the road, but officials said they do not believe the person had gotten out of a disabled vehicle.

The victim, identified by police as 41-year-old Glenn Kale, died after being taken to a local hospital.

"There’s really not anything near there, there’s an on ramp, but it didn’t occur on the on ramp it actually occurred where all the lanes of travel are," Orlando Police Department spokesman Eduardo Bernal said.

It's unclear where officers found the vehicle. Authorities said they are still working to identify the driver.

Police said once caught, the driver will likely face charges.

"We have to determine whose at fault for an accident, but in any type of accident, especially one involving an injury or fatality, you have to remain on scene," said Bernal said. 

Eastbound SR 408 was closed for multiple hours from Mills Avenue to Lake Underhill Road exits while authorities investigated. It has now reopened.