FHP: Putnam County man hit, killed in Baldwin

By Crystal Chen - Assignment editor/reporter

FHP investigating Baldwin crash

BALDWIN, Fla. - A 21-year-old Putnam County man was hit and killed in a crash late Sunday evening on U.S. Highway 90 in Baldwin, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash happened just before 11 p.m. near Yellow Water Road. 

Troopers said a 19-year-old Jacksonville man was driving west on U.S. Highway 90, when the front of his gray Chevrolet Celebrity hit John Young, who was walking east in the westbound lanes.

Young was taken to UF Health in Jacksonville, where he died.

According to the FHP report, the driver of the Chevrolet was not hurt, and a 17-year-old passenger in the car suffered minor injuries.

The Highway Patrol reports alcohol was not a factor in the crash. 

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