FHP: Pedestrian killed in crash on US-1 near Destination Daytona

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that left one person dead early Thursday morning.


The crash happened shortly before 3 a.m. on U.S. Highway 1 in Ormond Beach near the intersection with Destination Daytona Lane.

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Troopers say a pedestrian, identified only as a female, was walking northbound in the outside lane on U.S. 1 north of Destination Daytona Lane when she was struck by a 2018 Toyota Corolla that was also headed northbound on U.S. 1.

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The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the crash scene. According to FHP, she was walking in the roadway and was not in a marked crosswalk when she was hit.

The driver of the Corolla, identified as a 33-year-old woman from Palm Coast, was not injured and remained at the scene to talk to crash investigators.

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That investigation is ongoing.

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