Pedestrian struck, killed near Florida Mall

Man pronounced dead at scene; Orange Blossom Trail blocked in area

A fatal crash is investigated near the Florida Mall.
A fatal crash is investigated near the Florida Mall.

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was struck and killed Tuesday morning while trying to cross a road near the Florida Mall in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash was reported around 5:15 a.m. on Orange Blossom Trail at Premier Row near Orlando.

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The FHP said the man was crossing OBT and was not in a crosswalk or at the intersection when he was hit by a car driven by a 22-year-old Jacksonville man.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.

The driver was not injured.

All lanes of OBT and Premier Row were blocked in the area.

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