St. Cloud woman ejected from parked car, killed in crash on Florida Turnpike in Orange County

Charges pending against Kissimmee man, FHP says

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A 27-year-old St. Cloud woman was killed early Monday when she was ejected from her car, which was pulled over on the side of the Florida Turnpike in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash was reported around 3 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike near State Road 528.

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The FHP said the woman’s 2018 Hyundai was stopped on the inside southbound shoulder, with its hazard lights activated, possibly because the car was disabled.

A 2004 Infiniti SUV, driven by a 28-year-old Kissimmee man, traveled off the road and struck a guardrail before hitting the back of the Hyundai, troopers said.

The woman, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from her car and died, according to an FHP report.

The SUV overturned and the driver, who was wearing a seat belt, suffered minor injuries, the FHP said. Charges are pending against him, according to the FHP.

No other details have been released.

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