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Pregnant woman struck by car in Pine Hills dies, FHP says

FHP investigates crash at North Powers Drive and Silver Star Road

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 20-year-old pregnant Orlando woman struck by a car Wednesday morning in Pine Hills has died, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The crash was reported at 5:45 a.m. in front of the Oak Shadows condominiums near North Powers Drive and Silver Star Road.

The FHP said a 65-year-old Orlando man was driving a 2010 Nissan when he struck Shakiera Devose, who was not in a crosswalk.

Devose was revived and taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center in critical condition, troopers said. Her unborn child did not survive and Devose died later of her injuries, the FHP said.

The FHP initially told News 6 that Devose died on scene.

Troopers said the driver, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured and remained at the scene. Alcohol did not play a role in the crash.

North Powers Drive reopened around 8:30 a.m.

No other details have been released.

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