Traffic backed up after pedestrian struck, killed on SR-429 in Apopka, troopers say

Crash is north of County Road 437 before mile marker 41

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash on State Road 429 in Apopka involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that has all southbound lanes closed.

According to the FHP, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene on State Road 429 on Saturday evening, north of County Road 437 and before mile marker 41.

All southbound lanes are closed and will remain closed while investigators process the scene, troopers said.

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