Orange City, FL – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Enterprise Rd
Orange City, FL (June 1, 2020) – Around midnight this morning, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on Enterprise Road in Orange City.
Police confirmed that a 41-year-old officer with the Orange City Police Department was driving his marked SUV headed southbound on Enterprise Road. He was responding to a call at the time.
A 51-year-old woman from Edgewater was crossing the road when she was suddenly struck by the officer’s vehicle.
The officer was not injured but the pedestrian was tragically pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Florida
Pedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they do not have the same protections as vehicle drivers. Every year, hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives on Florida roadways as a result. Between 2008 and 2017, it was reported that over 5,400 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents due to the negligence of drivers. If you have lost somebody you love in a Florida pedestrian accident, it is essential that you seek the immediate help of a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Vaughan Law Group, our attorneys have dedicated our time to helping numerous families who have suffered life-altering losses due to accidents. These accidents happen unexpectedly and take lives in the blink of an eye. If you have suffered devastating losses and you are not sure where to turn, please do not hesitate to contact a Florida accident attorney for the help you deserve at (407) 648-1426.
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