Woman struck, killed by tow truck on Semoran Blvd: report

A 48-year-old woman was struck and killed by a tow truck Tuesday night in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Load Error The incident was reported at around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Semoran Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue, just east of Baldwin Park, said the FHP’s Lt. Kim Montes.

The truck driver, a 35-year-old Orlando man, was driving a 2018 Ford F-450 south on Semoran in the center lane, Montes said. As he did so, the woman, who is from New York, was crossing Semoran from east to west, not on or near a crosswalk, Montes said. The woman walked into the path of the truck and was struck by the front bumper, Montes said.

The woman was transported to Advent Health East, where she was later pronounced dead. A WKMG report indicates the truck was from Constellation Towing & Recovery. No information regarding the tow truck driver has been released at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

This is a developing story, check back here for more updates.

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