JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man died late Tuesday night after he was hit by a car on Philips Highway, south of Emerson Street in the Englewood area, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said.
Police said the driver fled the scene in a four-door light-colored vehicle after striking the pedestrian around 11:20 p.m. on Philips Highway.
Jacksonville Fire and Rescue personnel responded and transported the pedestrian, a man in his late 40s, to a local hospital where he died.
The suspect vehicle appears to have left behind a piece of a plastic mirror cover, police said.
This marks the 125th traffic fatality in Duval County this year.
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