Pedestrian hit, killed near Sanford; Longwood Markham Road closed in area

86-year-old victim pronounced dead at scene

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SANFORD, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and killed Monday morning in Seminole County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported at 6:35 a.m. on Longwood Markham Road at Via Bonita Street. According to the FHP crash report, the driver of an SUV failed to observe the pedestrian in the marked crosswalk and stuck the victim.

The FHP said the 86-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Longwood Markham Road is blocked in both directions.

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No other details have been released. The crash remains under investigation.

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