Lake Mary, FL (May 25, 2021) - A 35-year-old woman from Sanford was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Monday, May 24th. The Lake Mary Police Department responded to the scene on Lake Mary Avenue at the intersection with Country Club Road.
Police say that Katrina Redden was walking near the roadway when she was hit by a white Ford F150 with an extended cab. Rescue workers found Redden lying in the grass near a fence. She was pronounced dead at the crash scene. At this time, police are still searching for the truck and the driver. Lake Mary Avenue was closed while officers investigated at the scene. An investigation into the accident is ongoing.
There is no further information available at this time.
Hit-and-run crashes continue to pose major problems in Florida. In 2019, more than 100,000 hit-and-run accidents were reported and hit-and-run collisions were responsible for about 20% of all reported Florida car accidents. Although drivers are legally required to remain at the accident scene, many choose to flee in an effort to avoid taking responsibility for a serious crash.
Our thoughts and most sincere condolences are with the family of Katrina Redden following this hit-and-run crash in Lake Mary.
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