Slocomb woman hit by truck, killed while walking across US 231 in Jackson Co.

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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla.-- The Florida Highway Patrol says a Slocomb woman is dead after being struck by a pickup truck while walking across US 231 just north of State Road 73 in Jackson County early Saturday morning.

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41-year-old Teresa Brown was pronounced dead on the scene after being struck by a car earlier this morning.

According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, Brown was walking westbound on US-231 approximately one half mile north of State Road 73 attempting to cross over the southbound travel lanes of US-231. She walked into the path of a Ford F-350, driven by a Rehobeth man.

The driver and passenger in the truck were not injured.

Troopers say the driver of the pickup was not intoxicated. It is unknown at this time if Brown was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.



 
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