Man fatally struck by vehicle while walking dog, troopers say

Pedestrian, dog die in incident on Orange Blossom Trail


KISSIMMEE, Fla. – A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle Saturday evening in Kissimmee, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. near Orange Blossom Trail and Keen Street.

Troopers said a BMW vehicle was traveling south on Orange Blossom Trail when, for an unknown reason, the man was walking his dog in the southbound lanes.

The driver was unable to avoid the man. Troopers said the front of the BMW struck the man.

The man and his dog died in the incident, troopers said.

Authorities said the southbound lanes of Orange Blossom Trail were closed due to the crash.

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Troopers said the incident remains under investigation.

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