Man struck and killed on SR-528 in Orange County, trooper hit responding to scene

Crash happened around 8 p.m. Thursday

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 46-year-old Orlando man was hit and killed in a crash on State Road 528 in Orange County around 8 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP said the man was hit by a Fed-Ex truck near the Dallas Mainline Toll Plaza. The Orlando man was standing by his vehicle parked on the north shoulder of SR-528 when the Fed-Ex Truck approached the area, according to FHP.

Troopers said the Orlando man walked into the direct path of the Fed-Ex truck.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to troopers.

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Troopers said the westbound lanes were closed during the investigation.

FHP said as troopers were blocking the westbound lanes of State Road 520, a vehicle heading westbound on SR-528 failed to stop and hit a marked FHP patrol car.

Investigators said the trooper was out of his patrol car and was struck by the patrol car.

FHP said the trooper was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The name of the man killed in the crash has not been released at this time.