SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — A Geneva woman was hit and killed by a Seminole County deputy driving a patrol car Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the woman was standing in the southbound lane of Snow Hill Road talking to another person when she was hit by the deputy around 7:50 p.m.
Troopers said the deputy performed CPR on the woman until firefighters arrived on scene.
The woman who was killed has not been identified and the crash remains under investigation.
Seminole County Sheriff Dennis Lemma released this statement following the incident:
“Our sympathies go out to the families of those involved in this tragic incident that occurred along Snow Hill Road Sunday evening, in particular, the young woman who passed away. I spoke with the deputy involved who is shaken up and heartbroken, but in good health. The scene remains an active Florida Highway Patrol investigation. Our team is fully cooperating with the FHP investigation and we will do whatever we can to support the family in their time of need.”