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Reports are still emerging regarding an incident that took place in Citrus County on the night of Wednesday, August 21st, and resulted in the death of a pedestrian. What we know at the time of this writing is that the pedestrian in question was attempting to cross U.S. Highway 19 inside of Hernando County. It was sometime around 9:00 in the evening when the pedestrian was making this attempt. At the same time, the sheriff for Citrus County was on his way back from a board meeting.
Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol within Orange County were among the first responders to a fatal accident that occurred between a 2007 Ford four-door and a Kawasaki dirt bike. At the time of this writing, it is not believed that any charges are pending against any of the individuals involved in the accident.
Members of the Florida Highway Patrol in Orange County reported on a pedestrian accident that happened early on the morning of Monday, May 27th, and resulted in the death of one 62-year-old woman from Orlando. While the incident remains under investigation, the reports that have emerged so far indicate that it happened sometime around 1:15 in the morning, at the intersection of Orange Blossom Trail and 40th Street.
A ten-year-old child was killed on Wednesday, April 24th, after being struck by a semi-truck while riding a bicycle home from Wetherbee Elementary School in Orlando. At the time of this writing, the truck and the driver involved have not been located or identified.
It was early in March that a fatal incident happened to a worker who was in the process of trying to load a cherry picker into the back of a pickup truck while on the property of Epcot, the popular Disney tourist spot. The investigation into the incident remains ongoing, however recent findings suggest that the individual who died was not wearing the proper safety features when the fatal industrial accident occurred.
A mobile home in Lake County erupted into flames on Friday, February 5th, ultimately resulting in the death of one individual. According to reports from the Lake County Fire Rescue, the incident was first reported shortly before 4:30 in the morning after a person walking by the home heard explosions as well as saw flames shooting from the structure.
Around two weeks ago, work on the massive I-4 Ultimate Project was halted while an investigation by numerous groups attempted to discover what caused the death of one of the workers with SGL Constructors. Reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue indicated that the worker was a 59-year-old individual who was working along a stretch of Wymore Road when the fatal construction accident occurred.
The Florida Highway Patrol issued a statement recently about an incident which happened on Saturday, February 9th, that resulted in the death of one pedestrian. The Florida Highway Patrol’s report stated that the fatal interaction took place close to 6:30 at night, at the intersection of Goldenrod Road and Lake Underhill Road. This area, not a heavily trafficked one, still receives its fair share of road traffic, which means that pedestrians are encouraged to remain alert as to what is going on in the roadway around them.
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.
The deadliest accident on I-75 since 2012 occurred on Thursday, January 3rd, when a passenger van, a sedan, and two tractor-trailers were involved in a massive car crash that resulted in the deaths of seven people, five of whom were children. According to the initial reports emerging around this incident, it happened close to 3:00 in the afternoon along a southbound stretch of I-75 that lies a mile or so south of Alachua.