JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 64-year-old local man was killed Saturday morning after being thrown from his scooter and then run over by a vehicle.
James Canning was traveling eastbound along Normandy Blvd. at approximately 5:30 a.m. when a Nissan Maxima collided into the rear of his scooter. Canning was thrown from his vehicle and then run over by a third vehicle, according to an eyewitness.
Canning was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The witness told authorities the driver of what is believed to be a brown Chevrolet Z71 pickup truck stopped and then fled the scene of the accident. The driver is believed to be a white male with short hair and a beard.
If you have information regarding the accident or the identity of the driver, you are asked to call Florida Highway Patrol at 904-301-3700.