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Woman Fatally Struck By Hit-and-run Driver On Curry Ford Road In Orlando

Woman fatally struck by hit-and-run driver on Curry Ford Road in Orlando

ORLANDO, FL – A woman died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on a roadway in Orlando last week, WOFL reported.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Virginia Celli-Olivo was outside of her car on Curry Ford Road trying to rescue a turtle in the road.  As she coming from behind the car to get back into her vehicle, a box truck struck and killed Celli-Olivo.

The FHP said the driver of the truck left the scene but was followed by a witness who called 911.  State troopers identified the driver as 30-year-old Miguel Valero Gonzalez and took him into custody.

Gonzalez was arrested on a charge of leaving the scene of a crash with a death, and was lodged in the Orange County Jail.

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