Central Florida police vehicle fatally hit pedestrian while responding to call, FHP says

A police vehicle in Orange City fatally struck a female pedestrian who was crossing the street Monday shortly after midnight, Florida troopers say.

The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) said that a marked Orange City Police SUV was responding to a call on the southbound lanes of Enterprise Road. 

They said that a 51-year-old woman was attempting to cross the street from west to east -- not traveling in a crosswalk -- when she was struck. 

She reportedly died at the scene.

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The driver of the patrol vehicle has been identified as Orange City Police Sergeant Jordan Herzog.

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This story was written in Orlando, Florida.