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Man struck, killed crossing Beach Blvd.

Crash happened Saturday night on Beach Blvd. at Desalvo Road

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A man died Saturday night after he was struck by a car on Beach Boulevard at Desalvo Road on the Southside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

The pedestrian identified as Jose Irizarry, 58 was  attempting to cross Beach Boulevard just before 8:30 p.m Saturday when he was hit by a car traveling west. It's unclear whether the traffic light at the intersection was green or red.

The driver involved immediately stopped and cooperated with traffic homicide detectives The names of the man struck and the driver were not released.

All westbound lanes of Beach Boulevard at Cortez Road were closed for about three hours.