Woman hit on scooter located on US 17 in Fleming Island

2 lanes of highway closed while Florida Highway Patrol investigates

By Chloe Walker - Associate producer

FLEMMING ISLAND, Fla. - Troopers and Clay County deputies are looking for a driver who struck and killed a woman on a scooter Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. 

Troopers said the 45-year-old woman was riding a 50 cc Suzuki west on Sandridge Road at Robbie Lee Road at 2:20 a.m. when she was rear-ended by a small black vehicle that left the scene.

The was locate at U.S. 17 south of Village Square Parkway. She was taken to Orange Park Medical Center, where she died. Her name has not been released.

Troopers said the vehicle likely has front-end damage.

If you have any information about the crash, call the Florida Highway Patrol at Star FHP (*347) or Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS (8477).

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