ORLANDO, Florida -- August 11, 2012
Authorities say a pedestrian in central Florida is dead after being struck by a deputy sheriff on her way to a call.
Officials report two deputies were responding to a report of four suspects fleeing in a stolen vehicle. One of the suspects was armed.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies were in two separate cars, one traveling behind the other.
The Orlando Sentinel reports a 52-year-old man started to cross the street the deputies were driving down Friday at about 10:30 p.m. The deputy in the first vehicle was able to swerve and avoid hitting him, but the second deputy was not.
The pedestrian's name has not been released.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.