1 killed, small child hospitalized in crash when Ocoee woman runs red light, troopers say

Crash occurred at Old Winter Garden, Edgewood Ranch roads, FHP says

The scene of a fatal crash in Orange County on Saturday, March 5, 2022. (Copyright 2022 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

ORLANDO, Fla. – An Orlando woman was killed Saturday morning and two people were hospitalized — one of them a small child — when her car was struck by an SUV that ran a red light, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at Old Winter Garden and Edgewood Ranch roads at 7 a.m., troopers said.

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The Orlando woman, 58, was traveling north on Edgewood Ranch Road when the left side of her car was struck by the front of the SUV, which was heading east on Old Winter Garden Road, according to a news release.

The driver of the SUV, a 26-year-old woman, of Ocoee, was taken to Advent Health South with minor injuries, as was a small child who was in the car with her, troopers said.

The Orlando woman was pronounced dead at the scene and charges are pending against the Ocoee woman, the release said.

Troopers said the crash is still being investigated.


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