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Pedestrian killed on US 1 south of St. Augustine

Florida Highway Patrol cruiser
Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT)

A 59-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning on U.S. 1 in St. Johns County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Troopers said the man was standing in the left lane of U.S. 1 at Lewis Point Road at 2:22 a.m. Saturday when an SUV struck him.

FHP said the pedestrian, identified only as a Ponte Vedra man, was taken to Flagler Hospital, about a mile away, but he died from his injuries.

The 58-year-old Palm Coast man driving the SUV was not injured.