Woman lying in road run over, killed by vehicle in Seminole County

A 29-year-old woman who was lying down on a road in Seminole County was run over and killed by a vehicle early Thursday morning.

The incident took place around 1:20 a.m. near the intersection of Lake Mills Road and Lake View Avenue in Chuluota.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the woman was lying down in the eastbound lane of Lake Mills Road next to a bicycle. A 19-year-old Chuluota man who was traveling eastbound on Lake Mills Road in a 2013 Toyota Rav 4 was unable to avoid the woman lying in the roadway and collided with her body.

Authorities say that the woman was not struck by another vehicle. She was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation and the woman’s identity has not been released, per FHP policy.

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