61-Year-Old Woman Killed in Deland Pedestrian Accident on State Road 44
Deland, Florida (February 13, 2018) – A 61-year-old woman was killed in a deadly auto-pedestrian accident on Monday night in Deland, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The incident happened at around 5:15 p.m. on Monday, February 12, on West State Road 44 at Paradise Avenue.
Troopers said the woman was driving a bicycle westbound on SR 44 when she was struck by a trailer pulled by a 2015 Chrysler truck.
The impact of the crash pushed the woman into a ditch at the shoulder of the roadway.
The victim was rushed to Florida Hospital in Deland, where she was pronounced dead.
The details on the identity of the victim were not immediately availed.
The driver of the Chrysler, Robert Walters, 37, of Deland, was at the scene when police arrived.
A portion of State Road 44 was closed as investigators examined the scene.
We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
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