Woman thrown from SUV that overturned on Hart Expressway dies

Expressway was closed between Beach, Atlantic boulevards while police investigated


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 58-year-old woman died Friday afternoon in an accident on the Hart Expressway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Janet McBride of Jacksonville was killed after she lost control of her Mitsubishi Montero about 1:20 p.m., traveled into the grass median and flipped over multiple times, according to an FHP report.

Four hours after the crash, police reopened all lanes of the expressway between Atlantic and University boulevards. Sky 4 aerials showed an SUV on its side just beyond where the victim was lying in the middle of the southbound lanes.

McBride was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to FHP.

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