DeLand Woman Hit & Killed By Trailer While Walking Her Bicycle On Side Of Road

By on February 13, 2018 in WNDB News

DeLand, FL – A 47-year-old woman from DeLand was killed on Monday night when she was hit by a trailer being pulled by a truck as she walked her bicycle.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2015 Chrysler pickup truck was heading east on New York Ave. at the same time as a pedestrian pushing her bike. As the truck passed the woman near Paradise Ave., at around 5:15 PM, the right side of the trailer hit her, throwing her into a ditch on the south side of the road.

The victim was rushed to Florida Hospital DeLand where she was later pronounced dead.

FHP says the driver of the pickup truck stayed at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation and the victim will not be identified until next of kin have been notified.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2018.

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