60-year-old woman fatally struck in Orange County crash, troopers say

Pedestrian was attempting to cross road in area without crosswalk, intersection

Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 60-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Friday night in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to FHP, the Orlando woman was hit at 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and Sunlife Path.

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A crash report shows she was trying to cross Orange Blossom Trail at a place where there was no crosswalk or intersection.

At the same time, a sedan driver, 18, was traveling north on that road and the front of the car struck her.

The woman died at the scene, troopers said.

This crash remains under investigation.


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