FHP: Man, 23, dies after being struck by Tesla while crossing road near UCF

A 23-year-old man was killed after being hit by a Tesla while crossing the road near the University of Central Florida, the Florida Highway Patrol said. 

The crash happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday at University Blvd. and Technology Ave. 

Troopers said the man, who is from New Jersey, was walking northbound across the eastbound lanes of University Blvd. and was not in a crosswalk. The driver of the Tesla was traveling eastbound on University Blvd. when the pedestrian walked into the path of the car, FHP said. 

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The man was taken to AdventHealth hospital and pronounced dead. The 19-year-old driver of the Tesla and his passenger were not injured. 

The crash remains under investigation.