ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A 24-year-old Orlando woman died Tuesday morning after being hit by a van while crossing State Road 535 in a crosswalk, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said the woman, identified as Eloise Le Brun, died at the hospital after being airlifted from the scene around 3 a.m. Items, including a pizza box and sneaker, littered the road Tuesday morning following the accident.
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They said the woman was trying to cross at the intersection of State Road 535 and Meadow Creek Drive.
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Troopers said the crash remains under investigation, including whether the woman or the driver of the van had the right of way.
FHP encourages any witnesses to call 407-737-2213.
The road reopened just before 7 a.m.
The county told Channel 9 that the crosswalk signal was broken and that a technician repaired two buttons Tuesday afternoon.
It is unknown if the broken signal played a role in the crash.
The victim’s items are still scattered on Hwy 535. @OrangeCoSheriff and @FHPOrlando are investigating the fatal crash. A garbage truck and taxi are also looked at for evidence. Unclear which vehicle hit her. pic.twitter.com/ZXY3blYfMo— Q McCray (@QMcCrayWFTV) March 12, 2019
BREAKING: SR-535 is closed just off #I4. Southbound lanes are closed according to @QMcCrayWFTV on scene. Pedestrian killed in the crash.— Racquel Asa (@RAsaWFTV) March 12, 2019
ALTERNATE: take 536 coming off #I4 @WFTV pic.twitter.com/styVKilO87
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