Pedestrian struck, killed on Winter Garden Vineland Road

58-year-old man killed in crash, troopers say

By Daniel Dahm - Digital Manager

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

The fatal crash happened at 6:50 a.m. on Winter Garden Vineland Road at Carlow Court.

Troopers said a vehicle was driving on Country Road 535 as Jose Sanchez, 58, of Windermere, was attempting to cross the road on the crosswalk. The vehicle had a green light and troopers said Sanchez walked into the path of the car.

Photo: James "Goose" Gosselin

The vehicle struck Sanchez, who later died at a hospital, according to the crash report.

No other details have been released. The crash remains under investigation.

 

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