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Woman struck, killed while crossing Colonial Drive in Winter Garden

Police investigate fatal crash

A fatal crash is investigated in Winter Garden.
A fatal crash is investigated in Winter Garden.

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – A woman in her 60s was struck and killed Tuesday morning while crossing Colonial Drive in Winter Garden, police said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 5:55 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Colonial Drive at Hyde Park Circle.

Winter Garden police said two people were pushing bicycles/trailers across Colonial, but were not on the crosswalk, when the woman in her 60s was struck by a car traveling west.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Officials did not say if the other pedestrian suffered any injuries.

The driver of the car did not suffer significant injuries but was taken to a hospital, according to police.

There was no evidence that the driver was under the influence of alcohol, police said.

Video from the scene showed two bicycles, one of which was pulling a small trailer, nearby.

An investigation is ongoing.

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