Pedestrian struck, killed after darting into traffic in Orange County, FHP says

Troopers investigate fatal crash at Colonial Drive, Old Cheney Highway


A pedestrian was struck and killed late Sunday in Orange County when he darted in front of a vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The fatal wreck was reported around 9 p.m. at Colonial Drive and Old Cheney Highway.

According to the FHP, a man was walking across Colonial Drive and suddenly darted into the direct path of a 2008 Toyota Camry driven by a 23-year-old Miami woman.

The driver tried to avoid the man, but the front of her car struck him, the FHP said.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he later died, according to troopers. His name has not been released.

The driver and her two passengers were not injured.