Little is currently known about an incident that took place on Saturday, January 12th, and resulted in the death of a pedestrian within Orange County. At the time of this writing, the Florida Highway Patrol has only said that the incident took place close to the intersection Colonial Drive and Lake Downey Drive. It is not known what time of day the incident took place, although this is likely of high importance given the lower visibility that pedestrians encounter while trying to cross streets at night.
Three different drivers were involved in a collision with a pedestrian that took place close to Tampa in Hillsborough County early in January. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol stated that the individual who was struck by the vehicles, a man from Seffner, was attempting to cross State Road 574 at close to 6:30 p.m. on January 4th.
A car crash in Satellite Beach this past Friday, November 2nd, resulted in the death of one individual. According to officers with the Satellite Beach Police Department, the incident took place shortly before 7:30 in the evening. The car involved, which was not described in the initial report, was being driven down State Road A1A by an individual who was not named. At this same time, an 82-year-old resident of Merritt Island was standing at the intersection of State Road A1A and Roosevelt Avenue, planning on crossing the busy intersection to reach the home of a relative.
Police within the Ocoee Police Department are working on an investigation into the deaths of two individuals on Friday, November 2nd. Reports that were released shortly after the fatal pedestrian accident occurred provide us with the most up-to-date information regarding the incident, however it is still an accident that is under investigation and many of the conclusions are not yet known or are being withheld from the general public until such time as the next of kin are notified and/or the authorities believe it prudent to release additional facts.
Police in Orange County are working on a case that happened towards the end of October that resulted in the death of a pedestrian inside of the city of Apopka. Florida Highway Patrol Officials told reporters that the incident took place sometime around 8:50 in the evening along Apopka Boulevard. The police stated that the accident happened just before Apopka Boulevard intersects with Sugar Pine Road and that the individual who died as a result was a 65-year-old resident of Apopka. The name of this individual has yet to be released pending contact with the victim’s family.
Reports from the Florida Highway patrol recently emerged regarding an incident that happened in Winter Park earlier this month and resulted in the death of a pedestrian. The reports state that the pedestrian in question was walking along Aloma Avenue, nearing the intersection of Aloma Avenue and Palmetto Avenue, when they were struck by a car also traveling down the same road.
Police with the Orlando Police Department are working on an investigation into an accident that happened close to the intersection of John Young Parkway and Colonial Drive in Orlando on Saturday, September 1st, that resulted in the death of a pedestrian. Reports from the authorities suggest that it was sometime around 9:00 at night and the pedestrian was walking along either John Young Parkway or Colonial Drive. It is also possible that the pedestrian was in the process of crossing one of these streets in order to get to the other or simply to reach the other side of the roadway.
On Thursday, August 30th, a 28-year-old man from Willison was behind the wheel of large and cumbersome Ford F-250 truck as he made his way down County Road 318 in Marion County. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol suggest that the fatal pedestrian accident took place close to the area called North West 67 Court. At the same time, the person who was driving the Ford, a 31-year-old individual, who was not identified other than to state his age, was walking along this same roadway.
Around a week ago, on Friday, August 24, a person was walking along or in a street in Orange County when she was struck and killed by two passing cars. Details from the incident were released in reports from the Florida Highway Patrol, and it was indicated that the person on foot was indeed attempting to cross the street at the time when they were struck by the car.
A Florida man was killed Saturday while out for a walk on US Highway 1. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the 39-year-old male was walking southbound on US 1 when, for an unknown reason, he walked directly into the path of an oncoming Dodge pickup truck. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver of the truck was not injured.