POINTIANA, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is requesting information on an investigation into a fatal crash that began early Saturday after a person on an Osceola County on-ramp was struck by at least two vehicles, the second of which which walked away.
The initial crash occurred at 5:41 a.m. on the northbound entrance ramp to Poinciana Parkway at Marigold Avenue, where the person was struck by a sedan driven by a 56-year-old Kissimmee woman, cops said.
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After the first hit, a witness told officers they saw a second vehicle collide with the person, who was now lying on the road, according to an accident report. The second vehicle did not stop and continued north on Poinciana Parkway, cops said; According to reports, a description of the vehicle could not be provided due to how dark it was at the time.
The person was pronounced dead at the scene, while the Kissimmee woman and her passenger, a 54-year-old Kissimmee man, were uninjured in the crash, police said. More information on the identity of the person killed will be provided pending word from the medical examiner’s office, according to the report.
Troopers urged anyone with information about the crash to contact FHP at (407) 737-2213 or Crimeline at (800) 423-8477.
This is a developing story. Check back with News 6 for the latest updates.
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