Man struck, killed by car while crossing Sand Lake Road

A man trying to cross Sand Lake Road was struck and killed by a car being driven by a 16-year-old driver over the weekend.

The fatal accident took place on Sunday, January 22, at around 8:16 p.m., according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

The pedestrian was walking southbound before he entered the eastbound lanes of State Road 482/Sand Lake Road, in the direct path of a 2013 Hyundai Elantra being driven by a 16-year-old Orlando male.

Authorities say the pedestrian was not in a marked crosswalk.

The pedestrian was struck by the front of the Elantra and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and his passenger, a 17-year-old Orlando male, were both uninjured in the crash.

The pedestrian has not yet been identified by authorities.

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