FHP: Man struck, killed by SUV in Middleburg


MIDDLEBURG, Fla. – A man died early Monday morning after he was struck by a vehicle on Baxley Road, just south of Blanding Boulevard, in Middleburg, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said Cody Kinney, 34, of Green Cove Springs, was walking south in the northbound lane of Baxley Road about 5:40 a.m. when he was struck by a GMC Envoy traveling north on Baxley Road.

According to the crash report, Kinney died at the scene.

The driver of the SUV, a 35-year-old Middleburg man, remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators, the Highway Patrol said.

The intersection of Baxley Road at Country Pines was blocked for several hours while troopers investigated, but reopened just after 8 a.m.

Charges are pending, according to the Highway Patrol.