LAND O' LAKES – A woman attempting to walk across U.S. Highway 41 on the night of Nov. 25 was struck and killed by an SUV.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident happened at approximately 9:15 p.m. The SUV, driven by a 17-year-old female from Land O' Lakes, was traveling northbound on U.S. 41, north of School Road.
The 34-year-old female victim, from Warrenville, Illinois, was walking eastbound across the highway when the accident occurred. She was transported to an area hospital and later died from her injuries.
The teen driver did not report any injuries.