Pedestrian hit by trailer dies

Jacksonville police say there are indications victim was intoxicated

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A 41-year-old man who stepped into St. Augustine Road after a pickup truck truck passed Friday night was struck by a utility trailer the vehicle was pulling.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the pickup was southbound about 7:30 p.m. and the pedestrian, identified as Jeffrey Hartley, was standing by the curb.  Police say Hartley stepped out as the pickup passed and was struck by a portion of the trailer.

Hartley was transported to UF Health Jacksonville with live-threatening injuries.  He died at 2:47 p.m. Saturday.

Police said there were indications that the victim was intoxicated.

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