Pedestrian fatally struck on Florida's Turnpike - FOX 35 News Orlando

Pedestrian fatally struck on Florida's Turnpike

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A 29-year-old woman died after being struck by a tractor-trailer as she walked along Florida's Turnpike near Orlando.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the incident happened early Monday near State Road 528. Authorities say she was dressed all in black and there were no street lights in the area.

Troopers say the truck driver was not able to avoid hitting the woman.

Authorities have not released the woman's name. She lived in Leesburg.

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