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Woman struck, killed in Volusia County, FHP says

Fatal crash reported on US 17

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A DeLand woman was struck and killed Sunday evening while trying to cross a road in Volusia County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The fatal crash happened on U.S. Highway 17 near Williamsburg Road.

Authorities said the pedestrian was crossing U.S. 17 just north of the intersection when she was struck by a car driven by a 26-year-old Deltona woman.

Troopers said the driver swerved, but the front, left side of the car struck the woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured.

An investigation is ongoing.