One dead after car v. pedestrian crash in Jacksonville Heights

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has reported a car vs pedestrian crash with one dead in Jacksonville Heights on Noroad and Lambing Rd.

JSO reports that just before 9:00 p.m. a 64-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk east on Noroad.

While attempting to cross the road, an eastbound vehicle struck the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital but later died an hour later.

JSO stated there were no signs of impairment or speeding and the driver cooperated with police at the scene.

This marks the 134th traffic fatality this year in Jacksonville and the 33rd involving a pedestrian.

JSO notes that the victim was not walking on the crosswalk and the family has been notified.

This is an ongoing investigation and will be updated when details arrive.

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