Man, 70, hit, killed while walking across I-4 in Seminole County

Troopers say it's not known why man was walking on interstate

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A 70-year-old Sanford man was struck and killed early Thursday while walking across Interstate 4 in Seminole County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash was reported at 4:35 a.m. on I-4 east near State Road 46.

The FHP said Jimmy Cleveland was walking across I-4 for an unknown reason when he was hit by a 2004 Toyota four-door driven by a 37-year-old Orlando man.

Cleveland was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.

The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, was not hurt, according to the FHP.

The crash remains under investigation.

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