Pedestrian killed in Clermont crash on SR 50

Charges are not expected against driver


CLERMONT, Fla. – Clermont police said they continue to investigate a fatal crash that closed State Road 50 on Wednesday morning.

Police said a vehicle struck a pedestrian in the roadway at 5:54 a.m. in the westbound lanes of S.R. 50 near Bloxam Avenue.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene.

The initial investigation indicates the victim was not walking in a crosswalk and charges are not expected against the driver.

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Police have not released the name of the pedestrian because Clermont Police Traffic investigators haven't been able to contact his next of kin.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call the Clermont Police Traffic Enforcement Unit at 352-394-5588.

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