64-year-old woman struck, killed while crossing Colonial Drive

A 64-year-old Orlando woman was struck and killed as she was attempting to cross Colonial Drive on Sunday evening.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident took place at around 8:44 p.m. on Sunday, November 6, near the intersection of State Road 50/W Colonial Drive and N Hiawassee Road.

A 2011 Kia Soul being driven by a 28-year-old Orlando man was traveling eastbound on Colonial Drive in the outside lane, just west of N Hiawassee Road.

Authorities say that the woman began walking north, outside of a marked crosswalk, and entered the eastbound lane of West Colonial Drive, where she was struck by the Kia.

The 28-year-old man was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The woman, whose identity was not provided per FHP policy, was also transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

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