Man hit, killed by SUV in Lake County, troopers say

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A man is dead after being hit by an SUV in Lake County Wednesday morning, troopers said.

The crash happened shortly after 4 a.m. on State 40 and Blue Creek Lodge Road.

The Florida Highway Patrol said a woman was driving westbound on SR-40 when her vehicle collided with a man standing in the road. 

The 26-year-old man from Umatilla was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was not hurt and remained at the scene.

SR-40 was closed in both directions west of Blue Creek Lodge Road for hours but has since reopen.