A Jacksonville man died after being struck by a pickup truck Saturday morning as he tried to cross U.S. 301 at Major Road in Duval County.
Alvin Chadwick Padgett, forty five, was struck shortly earlier than 6 a.m. by a Dodge Ram pickup truck pushed by Jerry Lee Walden III, 29, of Middleburg, who was not injured, the Florida Freeway Patrol stated.
Padgett was trying to cross the northbound lanes of U.S. 301 when he was struck by the northbound pickup. He died on the scene, in line with the Freeway Patrol.
Walden had been sporting his seat belt, the Freeway Patrol stated.
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