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Pedestrian dies after being hit by truck in Atlantic Beach

A pedestrian was hit by a truck and died after trying to cross Mayport Road at Atlantic Boulevard. (Russ Pyne)
A pedestrian was hit by a truck and died after trying to cross Mayport Road at Atlantic Boulevard. (Russ Pyne)
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Updated: 2/13 3:27 pm
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. -- A pedestrian is dead after he was struck by a truck in Atlantic Beach tonight.

The Florida Highway Patrol says 60-year-old Kurt Zeiger was trying to cross Mayport Road at Atlantic Boulevard near the flyover when he was hit by a white Ford truck driven by Richard Moriarty, 56, of Fernandina Beach.

FHP says witnesses say the man was not in the crosswalk.

The driver of the truck is not facing any charges in the accident. 
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wishmistress - 2/13/2014 2:59 AM
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This is a terrible city for pedestrians. Roads get wider and busier, but never a thought for the walking. Prayers for family and friends.
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