Pedestrian killed in train accident on Westside, authorities say

Authorities responded Thursday morning to a train accident at Roosevelt Boulevard and San Juan Avenue. (Copyright 2022 by WJXT News4JAX - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a train Thursday morning on Jacksonville’s Westside, authorities said.

Aerial footage from the Sky 4 helicopter showed a 16-car train stopped on the tracks about 10:30 a.m.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said it responded to a train accident at Roosevelt Boulevard and San Juan Avenue in which a pedestrian was hit

According to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, the pedestrian died at the scene.