FHP: Pedestrian struck, killed in late night accident

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and killed on Beach Boulevard while crossing Beach Boulevard on Saturday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The Highway Patrol said an SUV was traveling east on Beach Boulevard near Thalia Road around 10 p.m. when that pedestrian stepped out in front of the moving vehicle.

Troopers said SUV then collided with the pedestrian, who was not at an intersection.

The pedestrian, a 37-year-old Jacksonville man, was transported to a hospital, where he died, troopers said.

According to the Highway Patrol, the driver of the SUV, a 32-year-old Jacksonville man, and the two passengers, a 10-year-old boy and an 8-year-old girl, were not injured.

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