Woman found dead in middle of Jacksonville road; police believe it was a hit-and-run

Authorities are investigating a traffic fatality after a woman was found unresponsive in the Mixon Town neighborhood. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a traffic fatality Tuesday after a woman was found in the middle of the road in the Mixon Town neighborhood.

Around 1:15 p.m., officers received a call from a resident about a woman lying in the street at the corner of Nolan and Arney streets.

The woman was pronounced dead when officers and the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department arrived, JSO said.

JSO said it appears the woman, believed to be in her 50s, was hit by a car that fled the scene.

This incident marks the 140 traffic fatality in Jacksonville this year, according to JSO.

If you have any information on this incident, contact 904-630-5000 or CrimeStoppers at 866-845-TIPS.