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A pedestrian attempting to cross Colonial Drive in Orange County died after being struck by two cars. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the individual was walking along Colonial Drive at around 9:00 in the evening when they decided to leave the sidewalk or shoulder and travel on foot across the asphalt.
Police with the Florida Highway Patrol working in Orange County released a report on an incident that took place this on Monday, March 26th, that resulted in the death of a 60-year-old woman. The report failed to specify if any charges are being issued as a result of the incident, and it seems possible that the FHP are still in the process of conducting an investigation. If so, then it is possible that charges will be filed at some future date, pending the investigations results.
An eight-year-old girl was killed Sunday when she was hit while crossing Silver Star Road and Dardanelle Drive in Orlando. According to Orlando Police, a 19-year-old female driver was traveling on Silver Star Road when the front of her car hit the girl, who was crossing the street. The police report does note that the victim was not crossing at a dedicated crosswalk. The girl was transported to Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, where she was pronounced dead. Police say the accident remains under investigation.
It was just a few days before Christmas and shortly before 7:00 in the morning when the 73-year-old Lear took his dog for a walk near his Lake Nona Home in Orange County. Lear and his dog followed their normal route, a path which took them to the intersection of Prestbury Drive and Kelsall Drive, just east of Narcoossee Road and close to the location of Lake Nona Middle School.
A spokesperson with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a hit-and-run accident that took place early on Sunday morning has claimed the life of one person and another on the run from detectives. The full report, which was issued earlier today, outlines the events as they are currently understood and ends with a plea to the public to help investigators track down and apprehend the individual who perpetrated this deadly act.
On Saturday, shortly after 10:00 in the evening, a 46-year-old Orlando resident named Maria Guzman was on foot by Colonial Drive. Witnesses to the scene say that Guzman’s path was taking her along the south side of Colonial Drive when she decided to cross the street. Guzman approached a crosswalk at an intersection and began to cross the street.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers recently charged a Kissimmee woman in connection with a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident that claimed the life of a 65-year-old man. Troopers said that they arrested the 27-year-old driver after receiving a tip about her severely damaged 2003 Kia Spectra. When confronted, she admitted to FHP traffic homicide investigators that she had struck and killed the man. She led troopers to the garage, where they found damage on the vehicle consistent with evidence collected at the accident scene.