Van hits, kills Lake City pedestrian

A van struck and killed a Lake City woman attempting to cross U.S. Highway 90 on Thursday night.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) release, a 45-year-old Lake City man was driving a van westbound on US 90 around 8:35 p.m. in the right lane east of NE Desi Court when a 61-year-old female in the travel lane attempted to cross US 90.

The front of the van collided with the pedestrian and the driver came to a controlled stop, according to the release while the pedestrian came to rest in the right westbound travel lane.

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Emergency responders pronounced the woman deceased on scene and FHP is investigating the incident. 

US Highway 90 and NE Desi Court map

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