FHP: Pedestrian struck, killed in Atlantic Beach

Troopers awaiting blood alcohol test on both pedestrian, driver

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ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. - Florida Highway Patrol officials are investigating a fatal accident Monday night at the corner of Mayport Road and Fairway Villas Drive in Atlantic Beach.

According to FHP, a pedestrian was crossing Mayport Road against the green light at 8:30 p.m. when that person was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Bryce Binkley, 20, of Ponte Vedra Beach.

The pedestrian, whose name has not been released pending notification of next of kin, died at the scene.

Troopers are awaiting the results of blood alcohol test both the pedestrian and the driver and say the investigation is continuing.

Witnesses say multiple people yelling at the man to get out of the road before he was hit by the pickup, according to FHP.

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