GAINESVILLE, FL – Gainesville police and rescue crews were called to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on Friday morning.
According to WCJB, the incident happened at Northwest 23rd Avenue and Northwest 6th Street at about 10 a.m. A woman was struck by a sport utility vehicle at that location, authorities said.
The victim, identified as Lorin Cava, was pronounced dead after being rushed to UF Health Shands Hospital.
Gainesville Police Department officers and Gainesville Fire Rescue crews responded to the incident.
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