Pedestrian hit on Blanding Boulevard dies


ORANGE PARK, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that killed 39-year-old Steven Daley.

Troopers said the crash happened about 3:20 a.m. Monday on Blanding Boulevard at Edson Drive in Orange Park. Daley was standing in the road when he was hit by a black Toyota Scion driven by 72-year-old Rachel Leslie. The FHP reported Leslie could not avoid him.

The accident blocked all northbound lanes for two hours. Lanes reopened just before 6 a.m.

Daley was transported to Orange Park Medical Center by Clay County Fire-Rescue, where he later died.

According to the FHP report, charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.