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Florida Highway Patrol trooper-involved crash leaves pedestrian dead

Posted at 5:05 AM, May 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-29 10:58:12-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a Florida Highway Patrol trooper Saturday night.

According to an FHP report, the crash happened at the intersection of Orange Avenue and Lake Bradford Rd. at 10:40 p.m.

A 28-year old male FHP trooper, who has not otherwise been identified, was driving east on Orange Ave. when he hit a pedestrian who was lying face-down on the ground in the lane.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene.

Orange Ave. in the area of Lake Bradford was closed for investigation.

This is a developing story.