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57-year-old killed in Mandarin crash

Strickland's vehicle was stopped on I-295 southbound and San Jose Boulevard


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was killed early Saturday morning after the vehicle he was driving in, was rear-ended in Mandarin.

After 3 a.m. 57-year-old Greg Strickland was traveling southbound on I-295 near San Jose Boulevard, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said for unknown reasons, Strickland's vehicle was stopped in the roadway, blocking the outside lane of I-295.

Another vehicle, driven by 48-year-old Lance Ownbey, was traveling southbound. Ownbey did not see Strickland's vehicle and collided into the back of it.

FHP said Strickland's vehicle became pinned under Ownbey's vehicle.

Strickland died as a result of the crash. Troopers are investigating whether alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Both Strickland and Ownbey were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

Ownbey was uninjured.

No charges are being filed at this time, according to FHP.