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Pedestrian killed crossing Blanding Boulevard

FHP says man stepped into path of southbound pickup truck

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol and the Medical Examiner's office are working to identify a pedestrian who was struck and killed on Blanding Boulevard Thursday night.

According to the FHP report, Patrick Robson, 27, was driving south on Blanding at Argyle Forest Boulevard just before 10:30 p.m. when someone stepped into the road and into the path of Robson's pickup truck.

The pedestrian died at the scene. Robson was not injured.

Southbound lanes of Blanding at Youngerman Circle were shut down for about two hours while the accident was investigated and cleared.

FHP said it will continue to investigate this crash.