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JSO: Pedestrian struck, killed on Beach Boulevard

Driver stayed at the scene, Jacksonville police say

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(WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was struck and killed by a vehicle just after midnight Sunday while trying to cross Beach Boulevard, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Officers said they were called about 12:10 a.m. to a crash on Beach Boulevard, just east of Peach Drive, where they learned that a vehicle had struck a pedestrian. Police said the pedestrian, who was described as an adult man, died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and was cooperating with the investigation, police said.

The detectives with the Traffic Homicide and Crime Scene units are investigating the crash.