Orange County

Police: Man charged with first-degree murder after hit-and-run crash that killed woman in Pine Hills

ORLANDO, Fla. — Deputies in Orange County said they have arrested a man after a deadly hit-and-run crash in Pine Hills.

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Deputies said Kenneth Postell was arrested Thursday and has been charged with first-degree murder.

The crash occurred at around 3:19 a.m. on July 31 near the intersection of North Pine Hills and Indian Hills roads.

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Deputies said Candice Colvert was a pedestrian in the area when she was struck by a truck that was driven by Postell.

Colvert was taken to Orlando Reginal Medical Center where she died, officials said.

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Deputies said detectives worked for months to find Postell and gather evidence for his arrest.

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