ORLANDO, Fla. - Orlando police said a man is dead after he was reportedly shot at while driving on SR-408 on Thursday afternoon, and later crashed into a tree near downtown Orlando.
The Orlando Police Department said a man in his 40s was driving westbound on SR-408 around 2:25 p.m. when his vehicle was shot at and "struck multiple times" near Bumby Ave. The man exited the freeway at Mills Avenue and crashed into a tree, police said.
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The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.
Shortly before 4 p.m., officials closed westbound SR-408 at Crystal Lake Drive and westbound South Street at Bumby Avenue, due to an investigation. All roads re-opened about an hour and a half later, according to police.
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No other details were immediately released.