Man hit by tractor-trailer in Orlando

Crash occurs near Colonial Drive, John Young Parkway

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A tractor-trailer hits a man crossing a street in Orlando.

ORLANDO, Fla. - A man was struck by a tractor-trailer Wednesday morning while trying to cross a busy road in Orlando.

The crash happened around 8:50 a.m. near the intersection of John Young Parkway and Colonial Drive.

Orlando police said the man was in the middle of John Young Parkway and stepped into the path of the big rig.

The pedestrian was taken to a hospital, but his condition was not known.

The driver stopped and likely will not face charges, but an investigation is ongoing.

Traffic was backed up in the area.

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