ORLANDO, Fla. – A 61-year-old Geneva woman was struck and killed and a 52-year-old man was injured while crossing a road early Tuesday near Walt Disney World, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The fatal wreck happened around 12:15 a.m. on State Road 535 at Lake Vining Drive near Lake Buena Vista.
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The FHP said a 64-year-old Orlando man was driving a Honda CRV north on S.R. 535 south of Lake Vining Drive when the Delaware man and Florida woman were crossing the road, but were not in a crosswalk.
Troopers said the pair entered the direct path of the SUV, which hit them head-on.
The woman was taken to Orlando Health Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, where she later died, according to an FHP crash report. The man was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with serious injuries, the crash report stated.
The driver was not injured and remained at the scene, according to troopers.
Video from the scene showed a silver-colored vehicle with front-end damage.