Pedes­trian struck, killed near mall

Orlando Sentinel - - LOCAL & STATE - Stephen Hu­dak

A pedes­trian was killed Sun­day night when she was hit by an SUV as she was try­ing to cross U.S. High­way 441 near the Lake Square Mall in Lees­burg, po­lice said Mon­day. The vic­tim was iden­ti­fied as Lisa Gran­tham, 43, of Tavares. She walked into the path of a 2004 Toy­ota High­lander driven by Em­manuel Clau­dioVar­gas, 36, of Lees­burg about 10 p.m., ac­cord­ing to Lees­burg Po­lice Lt. Joe Iozzi. The mall was closed at the time. The crash shut down north­bound lanes of the U.S. 441 for four hours. Po­lice are still in­ves­ti­gat­ing the crash. Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked to call the traf­fic unit at 352-787-2121.

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