Man struck, killed by vehicle on University Boulevard

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 55-year-old was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday night on University Boulevard West, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

It happened about 9:30 p.m. on University at Mount Carmel Terrace. Police said he was trying to cross University Boulevard outside of a crosswalk when he was hit by the vehicle.

Matthew Leveille was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The driver of the vehicle that struck remained at the scene and was cooperating with police.

According to JSO records, this was the 37th traffic fatality in Duval County so far this year.