Man killed in apparent hit-and-run on Orange Avenue in Orlando

Fatal wreck reported near Gore Street

Man killed in apparent hit-and-run on Orange Avenue in Orlando
Man killed in apparent hit-and-run on Orange Avenue in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – An apparent hit-and-run crash that left a man dead was under investigation Monday morning in Orlando.

The fatal wreck was reported just after 5 a.m. in the 900 block of South Orange Avenue. A pedestrian crossing the road was hit and killed, police say.

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Orange Avenue was closed northbound at Underwood Street and southbound at Gore Street, but the road was reopened about three hours after the crash.

Authorities have been unable to notify next of kin delaying the release of the victim’s name, according to authorities. Police on Thursday identified him as 43-year-old Hugh A. Reynolds and said they hope that by releasing his name his family will come forward. His identification card was from Belleville, New Jersey.

On Tuesday, authorities released a video of the possible vehicle involved in the crash. The vehicle is described as a silver Kia Soul with significant front-end damage.

Anyone with information about this crash, vehicle or the driver is asked to contact OPD’s Traffic Homicide Unit directly at 407-246-2455, or by calling the anonymous tip line, Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477).

No other details have been released.


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