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.
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.