Woman, 31, dies in crash after crossing Orange County road, troopers say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol said a 31-year-old woman has died after a crash in Orange County Friday evening.


According to a news release, the crash happened shortly after 7:40, as a Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling westbound on Colonial Drive and approached Belvedere Road.

FHP said the pedestrian was crossing East Colonial Drive from the median but was not in a marked crosswalk when they walked in the westbound lanes in front of the vehicle.

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Troopers said that because of this, the front of the Chevrolet hit the victim.

The woman was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center, where she died.

Investigators said the 78-year-old driver was not injured and stayed at the scene.

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FHP said the crash is still under investigation.

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