Osteen, FL - Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident on SR 415
Osteen, FL (April 13, 2023) - A man was killed in a hit-and-run accident that occurred in Osteen on Wednesday night, April 12th. The crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. on State Road 415 near Parkinson Boulevard.
Officials say that the deceased victim was in the median when a car traveling on SR 415 left the roadway. The vehicle struck the man, causing fatal injuries. When police arrived, they found him lying in the roadway. The man's identity has not been released. There were no witnesses to the crash. Police are still investigating and have not released any information on the suspect or the vehicle.
No additional details are available.
Hit-and-run crashes account for about 20% of all reported traffic accidents in Florida. This amounts to more than 100,000 hit-and-run collisions every year. While drivers are legally required to remain at the scene of an accident, they often choose to flee and leave behind their responsibility for the crash.
Our condolences go out to the victim's family following this fatal hit-and-run accident in Osteen.
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