Pedestrian struck, killed in Osceola

Fatal wreck investigated on U.S. 192 in St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD, Fla. – A 34-year-old man was struck and killed early Monday while walking down an Osceola County roadway, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash happened around 12:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 192 at Hickory Tree Road in St. Cloud.

According to the FHP, a St. Cloud man was walking in the left lane of westbound U.S. 192 when a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by Jose Florentino, 28, of Orlando, struck him. 

The pedestrian, whose name has not been released, died at the scene, the FHP said.

Florentino was not injured, troopers said.

Charges are pending, according to the FHP.



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