Police: 2 vehicles hit pedestrian; 1 car flees

Person crossing Lem Turner Road killed


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 56-year-old man walking across Lem Turner Road about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday was struck by two cars and died, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police said William Todd was struck the first car as he crossed Lem Turner at Ashton Street -- just north of Interstate 95 -- and was thrown onto the road.  Eyewitnesses said he was then struck by a second vehicle.

Todd was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the first driver stopped, but the second vehicle fled after hitting Todd.

Police are looking for a small red car.  Anyone with information about the accident or the second vehicle is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.