Deputies investigating fatal pedestrian crash on Highway 98 in Lakeland

Polk County

LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) – A pedestrian died Wednesday after they were struck by two vehicles in Lakeland, authorities said.

The collisions happened on U.S. Highway 98 and Ritter Road shortly before 6 a.m.

Police said both drivers remained at the scene to cooperate with the investigation.

All lanes of the highway were closed for a couple hours. The roadway reopened around 10:30 a.m.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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