• Pedestrian killed in Orange County after being hit by two vehicles, troopers say


    ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A pedestrian was killed in Orange County Tuesday after being hit by two vehicles, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

    The victim, who was not identified, was hit at about 6 p.m. at North Pine Hills Road and White Heron Drive, troopers said.

    A Volkswagen driven by Tra Cassanova, 25, of Orlando, hit the pedestrian as the driver was traveling north on North Pine Hills Road, investigators said.

    The man was thrown into the southbound lanes, where he was run over by a Chrysler driven by Darrly Patterson, 34, of Apopka, troopers said.

    The crash shut down Pine Hills Road in both directions.

    An investigation into the crash is ongoing, troopers said.

    No other information was immediately released.

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