Florida: drunk driver blasts into crash scene and winds up ten feet from body of woman killed when crossing interstate
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ORLANDO, Fla. – A woman in her 20s was struck by a vehicle and killed while trying to cross Interstate 4, leading to a multi-vehicle pileup and forcing Orlando police to close the interstate for hours.
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Westbound lanes of I-4 were closed at Conroy Road for about six hours before reopening around 8:40 a.m. Thursday.
According to Orlando police, the woman was involved in a crash around 2:45 a.m. and her car became disabled in the middle of I-4 near Kirkman Road.
The woman attempted to cross the interstate, but she was struck and killed, Orlando police said. Six other vehicles were then involved in a pileup, but no one was seriously injured, according to police.
Traffic was backed up for miles in the area, including on the nearby Florida Turnpike.
As police were re-routing traffic, a 20-year-old woman plowed …MORE
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