JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car early Sunday morning while crossing Interstate 95 at Golfair Boulevard, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
According to the Highway Patrol, a sedan was traveling north on I-95 around 3:20 a.m. when the car hit a 59-year-old Jacksonville man crossing the interstate. Troopers said the man died at the scene.
The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department originally told News4Jax that the pedestrian was struck by multiple cars.
It’s unclear why he was walking on the interstate.
The driver of the sedan, a 28-year-old Jacksonville man, was not injured, the Highway Patrol said.
Drivers were rerouted while law enforcement officers investigated the crash and crews cleared the scene. All lanes are back open.