Sanford man ejected, run over, killed on SR-417 in Seminole County, FHP says

Troopers say victim ejected from pickup in rollover crash in Sanford

Fatal crash shuts down SR 417 in Sanford at mile marker 50.
Fatal crash shuts down SR 417 in Sanford at mile marker 50.

SANFORD, Fla. – A 33-year-old Sanford man was run over and killed Thursday morning when he was thrown from his pickup truck in a crash on State Road 417 in Seminole County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 8:20 a.m. on S.R. 417 in Sanford.

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The FHP said the man was driving a 1994 GMC pickup north on S.R. 417 when the truck traveled into the grass median for an unknown reason and overturned, ejecting him into the southbound lanes of traffic.

The driver of a 2019 Volkswagen Beetle heading south swerved but struck the man, who died, according to the FHP.

The driver of the Beetle was uninjured, according to an FHP report.

As of 2 p.m., both directions of S.R. 417 were reopened to traffic.

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