Nassau County

Man dies while standing in parking lot when car overturns off road in Nassau County

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol said a man is dead after a car flipped off U.S.-1 and hit a pedestrian in a Nassau County parking lot.


According to the crash report, at around 5:50 p.m. on Sunday, a tan Chevrolet HHR was traveling northbound on U.S.-1 near North Kings Road. The 27-year-old driver from Douglas, Georgia, lost control and veered the car off the roadway.

The car began to overturn and hit an unoccupied, parked, red Subaru and a man standing in a nearby parking lot.

The pedestrian, a 32-year-old man from Hilliard, died at the scene. The HHR driver was uninjured.

FHP said the driver was wearing his seatbelt.

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