Orange County

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Orange County, troopers say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — One pedestrian has died, and another is in the hospital after being struck by a car in Orange County Friday, Florida Highway Patrol said.


Troopers said the crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on State Road 50 (West Colonial Drive), west of Walkup Drive.

A Hyundai Elantra was traveling eastbound on West Colonial Drive.

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Two pedestrians were walking across the eastbound lanes and got in the direct path of the Hyundai, which struck the two pedestrians.

The 80-year-old Orlando driver of the Hyundai was transported to HCA Florida Millenia Emergency with minor injuries.

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The male pedestrian was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center where he died.

The second pedestrian, a female, was transported to ORMC in critical but stable condition.

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No identities were given at this time.

FHP is still investigating the crash.

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