FHP: Man on scooter hit, killed on Baymeadows Road

76-year-old crossing road on mobility scooter hit by SUV, troopers say


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 76-year-old man was killed Tuesday night when he was hit by an SUV on Baymeadows Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The FHP report said Ferenc Pekar was traveling across Baymeadows Road from Old Baymeadows Road on a mobility scooter when he was hit by a Ford Expedition driven by Randal Drew, 59.

Pekar was thrown onto the road and suffered critical injuries. He was taken to UF Health Hospital, where he later died.

Drew was not injured, troopers said.

Charges are pending.