JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle on Beach Boulevard early Monday evening, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.
Sheriff’s Office Lt. Fredrick Dash said the vehicle was traveling east on Beach Boulevard, near the intersection of Parental Home Road, about 6 p.m. when it struck the female pedestrian, who died at the scene.
The vehicle that hit the pedestrian was then struck from behind by another vehicle, according to police.
Dash said the drivers of both vehicles were cooperating and it was believed that no one in those vehicles was injured.
The Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.
Drivers were encouraged to avoid the area, as two lanes of eastbound Beach Boulevard were closed for a couple of hours after the crash.