FHP: Pedestrian killed on U.S. 17 near Green Cove Springs


CLAY COUNTY, Fla. – A 30-year-old man was hit and killed Monday night when he was hit by a car on U.S. 17 near Green Cove Springs, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported about 10 p.m. Monday near Shedd Road, south of Hickory Knolls Drive.

Troopers said a Dodge Charger traveling northbound in the left lane on U.S. 17 hit Oscar Jucum when he ran across the road.

The impact threw Jucum into the median. He died at the scene.

The 41-year-old man driving the Charger was not hurt and remained at the scene.

Charges are pending an investigation.

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