FL. Officer Fatally Strikes Pedestrian

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating after one of its officers struck and killed a pedestrian on Interstate 95.

Assistant Chief Chris Butler says Lt. Jimmy Ricks was driving his patrol car to work early Monday when he struck a pedestrian crossing the highway.

It's not known how fast Ricks was driving. Authorities did not know the pedestrian's identity.

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