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Man killed by SUV while on sidewalk in Jacksonville Beach
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JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — A pedestrian was struck and killed while on the sidewalk of 4th Avenue North in Jacksonville Beach early Sunday morning, according to the Jacksonville Beach Police Department.

Michael Allen Gunderson, 24, was visiting from out of town and walking on the 200 block of 4th Avenue North shortly when he was hit by SUV speeding down the sidewalk, police said.

The SUV was first parked in a private lot near 3rd Street North and 4th Avenue North and then, for unknown reasons, jumped the parking curb and sped down the sidewalk on the side of the road, according to JBPD.

The driver of the SUV hit Gunderson, then a tree, then a Honda Civic, and then a JTA trolley before coming to a final rest.

Jacksonville Beach Police are still investigating and charges are pending following the results of a toxicology test and a speed assessment.

 


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