19-year-old dies after being struck near UCF, FHP says

Troopers said man was not in crosswalk, intersection

Lines pained on the center of a road. (Pexels)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 19-year-old man was fatally struck Saturday morning near the University of Central Florida, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

According to troopers, the 19-year-old from Titusville was crossing University Boulevard near Lake Lynda Drive just before noon when he was struck by a vehicle traveling west.

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Troopers said the man was not in a crosswalk or intersection. The driver, a 19-year-old Orlando man, was uninjured in the crash, according to the FHP.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The crash remains under investigation.

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