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FHP says man walked into traffic north of Green Cove Springs

Pedestrian killed Saturday night in Clay County

Man hit by car Saturday night on U.S. 1 north of Green Cove Springs.
Man hit by car Saturday night on U.S. 1 north of Green Cove Springs. (WJXT)

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A 61-year-old man from Green Cove Springs walked onto the northbound lanes of U.S. 17 late Saturday night and into the path of an oncoming car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man died after he was struck at 11:40 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 17 and Heath Road. The car stopped and the 41-year-old Orange Park driver cooperated with troopers. Neither the driver nor his passenger was injured.


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