A man from DeBary has died after being hit by a car near the University of Central Florida, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

FHP identified the man who died as 25-year-old Rian Whitmore.


The accident happened at 12:25 a.m. on University Boulevard and Lake Lynda Drive.

Witnesses say Whitmore ran across University Boulevard, entering the “direct path” of a 2015 Honda Civic that was heading eastbound.

The woman driving that vehicle was identified as 22-year-old Finnessa Randall from Virginia, according to FHP. She was not injured.

It is not clear if anyone involved was a UCF student.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.