Clermont police seek information on traffic fatality

The Clermont Police Department is asking for the public’s help in getting information about a traffic crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian on Wednesday.

Detectives are still investigating the traffic crash that happened at 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday. A pedestrian was struck by a car traveling on State Road 50 near the intersection of Anderson Street in Clermont. The victim was a white woman in her early 60s.

Clermont Police say the woman was a Clermont resident. Her identity is being withheld until the next of kin can be notified.

Clermont Police Capt. Charles Vitale said the investigation is ongoing. The victim was not in a crosswalk while she was crossing SR 50 in a northerly direction.

Anyone with information about the crash should contact the Traffic Homicide Investigator at 352-394-5588, Ext. 176.