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

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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