JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 63-year-old Jacksonville woman was struck and killed Tuesday night on Interstate 95 at Old St. Augustine Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Troopers said Beverly Covington was walking in the left lane of the interstate at 9 p.m. when a southbound Chevrolet Impala hit her. The impact threw her into the median. She died at the scene.
A 22-year-old woman from Jacksonville was driving the car. According to the FHP report, charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.
The crash affected both southbound and northbound lanes of traffic on I-95 for several hours.