Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that Key Largo residents was killed after being struck by Florida state trooper on Monday
KEY LARGO, Florida – The Florida Highway Patrol says that a Florida state trooper hit and killed a pedestrian in Key Largo early Monday afternoon.
Lt. Alex Camacho of the Florida Highway Patrol said the accident happened around 12:30 p.m. on southbound U.S. 1 near mile marker 98.
Camacho said that the trooper, who was driving a marked car, hit a woman who was trying to cross the road.
Officials don’t know the name of the woman who died or the trooper who was driving.
Camacho said that the crash was still being looked into, but he didn’t say who investigators think was at fault.
The southbound lanes of the highway were closed while the police looked into what happened.