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Jacksonville Beach, FL – Update: Teen Killed in Fatal Crash at 3rd St Intersection

Jacksonville Beach, FL (January 31, 2020) – On Monday around 11:30 p.m., a teen was killed in a fatal crash that took place at the intersection of 11th Avenue and 3rd Street in Jacksonville Beach.

The teen, identified as Joseph Michael Girardot, was headed home from work at Winn-Dixie when a high-speed vehicle struck his car and killed him.

His vehicle, a Ford Focus, was allegedly forced from the road when a white Ford F-150 ran into it going at top speeds. The 28-year-old who struck him was also injured in the accident and hospitalized.

Police have confirmed that no charges were released as of yet. However, the police continue to investigate the collision.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Florida 

Fatal accidents occur every day on Florida roads, with many innocent victims losing their lives to reckless drivers. In one recent year, approximately 2,947 fatal accidents took place in Florida due to the negligence of others. Many of these accidents occur due to reasons like distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you have been injured in a fatal collision due to negligent reasons, you should always be prepared to speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.

At Sheftall & Associates, our skilled and dedicated attorneys have years of experience assisting victims with their accident claims. We understand how families suffer both emotionally and financially after an accident that is not their fault. We also understand that this process is not easy to face on your own. If you have lost somebody close to you, please contact our attorneys in Florida immediately at 904-647-2296.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.