Pedestrian killed crossing SR 429

A pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a vehicle while he was attempting to cross State Road 429.

The fatal accident took place on Sunday, July 16, at around 1:57 a.m., according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

A 19-year-old Orlando woman was driving a 2022 Honda Accord northbound on SR 429, in the outside lane, near mile marker 24.

The vehicle was just north of Plant Street when it struck a man who was walking in a westerly direction from the east shoulder of SR 429. The man was not in a marked crosswalk and walked directly into the path of the vehicle.

The man, who has not been positively identified by authorities, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver was transported to Orlando Health Central with minor injuries.

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