JSO: Man hit, killed walking bike across Atlantic Boulevard


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Thursday night on the Southside while walking his bike across the street, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said.

The collision happened on Atlantic Boulevard near Century 21 Drive around 9:15 p.m.

According to police, the man stepped into the path of the SUV and was hit as the driver was traveling west on Atlantic Boulevard.

The man, who was said to be in his late 40s, died at the scene. Investigators weren't able to determine if he was in a crosswalk.

The driver of the SUV stayed at the scene and cooperated with police. It's unclear if the driver will face charges.

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