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FHP: Pedestrian killed, driver injured in Orange Park crash

Blanding Boulevard partially shut down in both directions following crash

The scene of a deadly crash in Orange Park.
The scene of a deadly crash in Orange Park. (Contributed)

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A pedestrian was killed and a driver was injured Friday night following a crash in Orange Park, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened around 9 p.m. on Blanding Boulevard near Blairmore Boulevard, not far from the Orange Park Mall.

Troopers report Harvey Bruner, 54, was trying to cross Blanding when he was struck by a black Chevrolet HHR driving southbound.

FHP said Bruner was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was taken to Orange Park Medical Center.

Blanding was partially shut down in both directions following the crash. All lanes have since reopened.


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