1 killed in Orange County crash near Forest City Road, FHP says

Wreck occurred at intersection of Forest City Road, Calumet Drive

One person died in an Orange County crash around 12:40 p.m. on Monday, troopers said. (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A woman, 61, died in an Orange County crash on Monday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The two-vehicle collision occurred around 12:40 p.m. at the intersection of Forest City Road and Calumet Drive, troopers said.

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According to a FHP crash report, an Orlando pickup truck driver, 43, was stopped eastbound on Calumet Drive at the same time another Orlando driver, 61, was traveling south on Forest City Road. The pickup driver attempted to cross the south lanes of Forest City Road to travel north and ended up crashing into the sedan.

FHP said the 61-year-old Orlando driver died at the hospital. The 43-year-old woman sustained minor injuries.

No other information is available at this time. This crash remains under investigation.

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