Pedestrian hit, killed in Orange County


ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol said a vehicle hit and killed a man who was trying to cross Colonial Drive.

The crash happened Monday just after 10 p.m. near Rivers Edge Drive.

The driver of the SUV stopped to try to help the victim.

Emergency crews transported the victim to the hospital, where he later died.

"I was just parking my wheelchair when hear a 'boom!' like that. And then, I came up there and they told me someone was hit real bad," said witness Sheryl Reid.

The name of the man was not released.