1 person dies in accident on Normandy Boulevard


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 59-year-old man was killed in a rear-end collision Friday afternoon on Normandy Boulevard.

Florida Highway Patrol says Danny Townsend was in his 2002 Toyota Echo, stopped at a red light at the intersection of Normandy Boulevard and Blair Road.

FHP says Daniel Campbell II, 24, was driving his 2002 Jeep Cherokee east on Normandy and failed to slow down for the traffic stopped at the red light and rear-ended Townsend.

Jacksonville Fire Rescue says Townsend was dead on the scene. Campbell was taken to UF Health Jacksonville with possible injuries.

FHP says charges are pending against Campbell. Results of a blood-alcohol test are also pending.