ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A 58-year-old Summerfield man died Friday morning after being struck by a car after pulling over into the emergency lane of the Turnpike and attempting to exit his vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
A car traveling in the right-hand southbound lane near mile-marker 256 drove into the emergency lane, striking the man and his stopped vehicle. The Summerfield man died on scene, according to Lt. Kim Montes. The accident happened around 8:30 a.m.
Two southbound lanes are blocked, but the Turnpike remains open.
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