• Woman fatally struck by off-duty officer on I-295 near Lem Turner, Jacksonville police investigating

    By: Action News Jax


    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after an off-duty officer fatally struck a woman on I-295 and Lem Turner Road Sunday morning.

    According to police, a JSO officer was driving home from work on I-295 northbound between Dunn Avenue and Lem Turner Road when the off-duty officer struck a person. 

    According to JSO, the off-duty officer and a witness who was with the victim said that the woman was laying on I-295 at the time she was struck by the car.

    JSO emphasized in a statement that this is an area of I-295 that there is no lighting. 

    Traffic Homicide is investigating, according to JSO. 

    All I-295 westbound lanes at Dunn Avenue were shut down due to the crash until just after 7 a.m.. 

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