ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – An Ocoee man was fatally struck by a car that drove away from the scene of the crash and was later found abandoned Saturday morning, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred at 3:45 a.m. on northbound Hiawassee Road near State Road 408 while the victim was walking, troopers said.
The vehicle immediately fled the crash and was found empty a few miles away, according to the FHP.
The 49-year-old victim was later pronounced dead at Orlando Health, records show.
Troopers said the fatal crash is still under investigation.