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FHP: Bicyclist killed in crash on Beach Boulevard

A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Beach Boulevard Thursday night, according to FHP.
A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Beach Boulevard Thursday night, according to FHP. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A person on a bicycle was killed in a crash Thursday evening on Beach Boulevard, just east of Interstate 295, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened a 9:12 p.m. at the intersection of Beach and Huffman Boulevards, in front of Florida State College at Jacksonville’s South Campus. Troopers said the person who was riding west was struck by an 83-year-old man driving a Chrysler Town & Country also westbound on Beach Boulevard.

The victim’s name is pending notification of immediate family. The FHP report said charges are under investigation.

According to News4Jax records, this is the second deadly pedestrian crash at that intersection in less than a month. At the end of February, a man was killed in a hit-and-run crash.