Man ejected, run over, killed on SR-528 near Universal Boulevard in Orange County

Florida troopers investigate fatal crash

Trooper Steve discusses a fatal wreck in Orlando.

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was killed early Thursday after he was ejected from his car during a crash and run over by a sport utility vehicle on State Road 528 in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The fatal wreck happened around 4:30 a.m. on eastbound S.R. 528 near Universal Boulevard.

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According to the FHP, the man, who has not been identified, was driving a 2010 Honda sedan east on S.R. 528 when he lost control of his car, which overturned when it struck a guardrail, ejecting him onto the roadway.

A 50-year-old Kissimmee man driving a 2011 Ford SUV was unable to avoid the man and ran him over, troopers said.

The victim, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to an FHP crash report.

The FHP said if any other drivers think they may have run over the man, they should call 407-737-2213.

All eastbound lanes of S.R. 528 were closed in the area.

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