LEESBURG, FL – Police said an elderly pedestrian was killed in an accident in Leesburg on Christmas night.
WKMG reports the victim was identified as 80-year-old Gladys Lopez. She was walking across the intersection of Dixie Avenue and Euclid Avenue when the incident took place at about 7:44 p.m.
According to investigators, Lopez was struck by a Kia sedan going east on Dixie Avenue in the right lane, then was hit again by another eastbound vehicle, a Hyundai sedan. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.