A 97-year-old man was killed at 7:30pm on Christmas evening while he was attempting to cross the street after his car broke down in Kissimmee.
The man was driving on Donegan Avenue when his car began having mechanical problems and became disabled. Florida Highway Patrol reported that the man exited his vehicle and began crossing the street when an oncoming car, driven by a 52-year-old Kissimmee woman, struck him fatally. He was taken to a local hospital after he was struck, but unfortunately did not survive the injuries he sustained.
The woman, who was unhurt in the accident, was driving a 2004 BMW, troopers reported.
Florida Highway Patrol says the accident is still under investigation.