FHP: Lake County man struck, killed standing in the middle of road

FHP: Lake County man struck, killed standing in the middle of road
Florida Highway Patrol (WFTV.com News Staff)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — One man is dead after officials with the Florida Highway Patrol said he was struck by a vehicle while he was standing in traffic lanes Tuesday morning.

Troopers said it happened in the area of County Road 44 and Apiary Road around 4:20 a.m.

Early investigation showed a vehicle was traveling eastbound on CR 44 before striking the man, according to troopers.

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It is not known why the man was standing in the roadway.

The driver in the incident was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.