A 73-year-old woman has died, on Sunday morning, after she was hit by a pickup truck while riding in her moped in Lake County.
According to Florida Highway Patrol Lieutenant Kim Montes, 73-year-old Donna Newman was riding in her 2005 Honda Scooter heading north on State Road 33 behind a pickup truck which was driven by David Currie.
Reports state that Currie was driving on the road’s shoulder before attempting to make a U-turn so that he can drive south on State Road 33.
The Honda pickup then struck the moped, at approximately 10:55 A.M.,
Newman was pronounced deceased at the scene and Currie was rushed to South Lake Hospital suffering from minor injuries.