Man hit by vehicle in Regency area dies
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man hit by a vehicle in the Regency area earlier this month died Thursday, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Around 10 p.m. June 4, a vehicle was traveling east on Atlantic Boulevard near Lee Road when it hit 53-year-old Raul Mercado.
Police said Mercado was trying to cross Atlantic from south to north and was not in a crosswalk or at an intersection. Police said Mercado walked into the path of an eastbound vehicle.
He was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with life-threatening injuries and died Thursday.
The driver was not injured.
Police said alcohol or drugs were not factors in the crash.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.
Copyright 2014 by News4Jax.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.