CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol reported one man was killed after being hit by a car while attempting to cross County Road 218 at Orchid Ave.
FHP reported that at around 7:06 p.m., a Sport Utility Vehicle was traveling westbound on Couty Road 218 approaching Orchid Ave. At this time a Sudan was traveling westbound on County Road 218 approaching Orchid Ave. behind the first vehicle.
During this time, a pedestrian was attempting to cross County Road 218 at Orchid Ave. in the north-to-south direction.
While attempting to cross, the front of the Sports Utility Vehicle collided with pedestrians, causing the person to be redirected in a westerly direction.
The driver of the first vehicle came to a controlled stop west of the area of the collision. The second vehicle when approaching collided with the debris on the roadway.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene. The identity of the pedestrian is unknown at this time.
This is an ongoing story and will be updated when details arrive.
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