ORLANDO, Fla. — A 37-year-old man, of Orlando, has died Thursday night after being struck by a semi-truck in Orange County, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
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- Driver told deputies he didn't realize he struck anyone
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The deadly crash happened on South Orange Blossom Trail and West Wetherbee Road around 7:20 p.m.
FHP says the man was trying to cross Orange Blossom Trail at a crosswalk. Witnesses told troopers that they saw the semi-truck make a right turn onto OBT, when the right side of the truck reportedly ran over the man.
Although the 62-year-old truck driver continued traveling north onto OBT, a witness reportedly flagged him down.
The driver told troopers that he didn't realize he struck a pedestrian.
The investigation is ongoing, says FHP.