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Jacksonville, FL – Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident on Soutel Dr

Jacksonville, FL (February 27, 2020) – The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident on Soutel Drive in Jacksonville.

The crash, according to authorities, took place on Soutel Drive in the area of New Kings Road. One person was killed in the accident.

When police arrived, they found the body of 34-year-old Lynard Green alongside the road. A driver had spotted the victim while driving through the area.

Police confirmed that Green was still alive and was rushed to the hospital. However, he passed away while there.

Police have also stated that there was evidence left at the scene but that they have not found out who struck him and kept driving. Their investigation continues.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

In Jacksonville in 2016, approximately 35 pedestrians lost their lives and hundreds more were killed throughout the entirety of the state. Pedestrians are especially vulnerable in accidents, which means that these accidents can easily lead to catastrophic and even fatal results. Especially in the event of a hit-and-run accident, one of these accidents can become incredibly fatal. It is imperative that victims speak with a wrongful death attorney immediately.

Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates have aggressively fought to protect the rights of victims after an accident that is not their fault. Family members have the right to seek compensation for pain and suffering, funeral costs, and many other aspects. If you have lost somebody close to you in a collision, please contact our accident attorneys at 904-647-2296 for more information.

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.