ORLANDO, Fla. - 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.
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.