Lake City man walking in Gainesville road struck, killed


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida Highway Patrol says a man was killed while walking in the westbound lane of State Road 222 at NW 128th Terrace in Gainesville.

FHP says it is investigating the crash that happened at 9:16 p.m. Friday.

Authorities say James Todd Brown, 51, was driving a silver Ford F150 west on State Road 222 when he hit the man. Brown was taken to UF Health Gainesville with minor injuries.

Jared Allison, 31, of Lake City, was killed. FHP says he died on the scene. Police say charges are pending against Brown.