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Pedestrian struck and killed in hit-and-run on MLK Parkway near Wilson Street

Pedestrian killed on MLK Parkway (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and left for dead Friday morning on MLK Parkway near Wilson Street, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man was found along the roadway about 8 a.m., and troopers believe he was struck sometime between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m. Friday.

According to the FHP report, the vehicle was headed southbound on MLK Parkway when it hit a man on the south shoulder of the road and kept driving.

FHP said debris was found at the scene that indicates they are looking for a 2015 to 2021 white Dodge Challenger. It will be missing its right mirror mount, have right front windshield damage and right front headlight damage, troopers said. It also might have “A” pillar damage, troopers said.

Anyone with information about the vehicle can call *FHP (347) or CrimeStoppers at 866-845-8477.