Woman found dead after being hit by multiple cars on I-4 near downtown Orlando
A woman was found dead Thursday evening after being hit by multiple vehicles on Interstate 4 near downtown Orlando, causing eastbound lanes to be closed for more than 12 hours.
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Police said several people called 911 at about 11:30 p.m. to report that vehicles were hitting a body in the eastbound lanes of I-4 near the South Orange Blossom Trail exit.
Investigators said they discovered the body of Teqilla Shepherd, 39, and her damaged vehicle on the exit ramp.
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“At this time, we have more questions than answers,” a police spokesman said.
Police ask that anyone who drove through the area with a dashcam or anyone who might know of whom Shepherd was with before she died to call them or Crimeline at 800-423-8477.
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#BREAKING: Evidence markers everywhere on I-4 E near OBT. This wrecked car is near the off ramp in that area. I-4 E is shut down at JYP. Express lanes open, but very busy.@OrlandoPolice investigating. @QMcCrayWFTV on scene. pic.twitter.com/WqSIGCBNxd
— Alexa Lorenzo (@ALorenzoTV) January 27, 2023
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