JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

A young woman was hit by a car in Mandarin on Friday afternoon and was flown to a hospital, according to authorities.

The woman, whose age was not immediately known, was struck in the parking lot of a shopping center along San Jose Boulevard near Claire Lane just before 2:30 p.m.

Police said she had just walked out of a store and into the parking lot when she was hit by a pickup truck.

The woman was flown to Shands Jacksonville Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Traffic homicide investigators were called to the scene.