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Auburndale Man Killed By Tractor-Trailer When Attempting To Cross I-4 In Polk County

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POLK COUNTY, Fla. – A 37-year-old Aubrudndale man was killed in a pedestrian vs. tractor-trailer crash on I-4 around 3:19 am on Monday.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, a tractor-trailer was traveling eastbound on I-4, approaching SR-570 at Milepost 38 in the center lane. 

Troopers say the Auburndale man was initially standing on the outside shoulder of the interstate, then attempted to cross the highway and entered the path of the tractor-trailer. 

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As a result, the tractor-trailer struck the pedestrian, who suffered fatal injuries at the crash scene. 

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