Pedestrian killed in Blanding Boulevard crash, troopers say

Elderly man hit, killed trying to cross road in Middleburg

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — A 77-year-old Middleburg man is dead after being hit by a truck Tuesday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. It was caught on video from a nearby surveillance camera.

UPDATED STORY: Middleburg man struck, killed trying to cross Blanding Blvd.

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  • Pedestrian hit and killed by car in Middleburg at Blanding Boulevard and Palmetto Street
  • Crash happened just before 6:30 a.m.
  • Deputies have reopened all lanes of traffic following the crash

Troopers said the driver of a Chevy Silverado stopped at the red light at the intersection of Blanding Boulevard and Palmetto Street, began turning onto Blanding, and hit the man attempting to cross the road in the cross walk.

The driver was not hurt. Charges are pending, according to a FHP report.

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