Fernandina Beach pedestrian killed in crash


FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the victim of a deadly crash in Fernandina Beach, Saturday afternoon.

The crash happened at the intersection of South 14th Street and Fir Street at 5:48 p.m.

Detectives said a black Jeep Wrangler, being driving by Norma Maddox, of Elko, Georgia, hit Ethel Lovett, 76.

Lovett was taken to Nassau Baptist Hospital and pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Charges against Maddox were pending. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according the FHP report.