Pedestrian struck, killed in Osceola County neighborhood

Florida troopers investigate fatal crash on Ponce De Leon Road at Bradley Drive

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A pedestrian was killed Friday morning in a crash in Osceola County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash was reported at 5:55 a.m. on Ponce De Leon Road at Bradley Drive, east of North Poinciana Boulevard near Lake Cecile.

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The FHP said a white Toyota Highlander driven by a 31-year-old Kissimmee woman was southbound on Bradley Road, turned right onto Ponce De Leon Road and struck the pedestrian.

The FHP initially reported the fatal crash as a hit-and-run, but later said that the driver returned to the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The pedestrian, described in an FHP crash report as a male, has not been identified.

The driver, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured, the crash report stated.

An investigation is ongoing.

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