JSO: Driver dead in fiery crash on Old Kings Road in Picketville neighborhood

Part of Old Kings Road was blocked off Monday night following a crash, police said. (Copyright 2022 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The driver of a pickup truck was killed Monday evening in a crash on Old Kings Road in the Picketville neighborhood, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Lt. Nassim Mana, with the Sheriff’s Office, said police were notified at about 5:17 p.m. of a truck traveling recklessly and at a high rate of speed north on Old Kings Road. He said that a few minutes later, investigators learned of a crash in the area.

Mana said the vehicle was on fire and that the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department responded to the scene, where the driver died. He was not identified.

There were no other casualties in the crash and no other vehicles were involved.