JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to Florida Highway Patrol, one pedestrian is dead after walking in to the path of a vehicle in Jackson County Saturday morning.
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Officials said the incident happen on U.S. 231, a half mile north of State Road 73.
FHP officials said John Paul Kelley, 52, was heading south on the outside travel lane of U.S. 231 when Teresa Lynn Brown, 41, was walking westbound attempting to cross over the southbound travel lanes.
According to FHP, Brown walked into the path of the truck and violated its right-of-way.
Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.
Kelley and his passenger were not injured.