Pedestrian struck, killed in Orange County

Fatal crash reported on Orange Blossom Trail at 39th Street

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager

A pedestrian is struck and killed in Orange County.

HOLDEN HEIGHTS, Fla. - A pedestrian was struck and killed Friday morning in Orange County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal crash was reported at 6:30 a.m. on Orange Blossom Trail at 39th Street near Holden Heights.

The pedestrian, 32-year-old Victor Perez, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, the FHP said.

Troopers said the man was not in a crosswalk or at an intersection when he was struck by a 2007 Honda driven by a 68-year-old Christmas man.

The crash remains under investigation.

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