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Name of pedestrian killed in Lem Turner hit and run released

2:58 PM, Nov 26, 2012   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office released the name of a pedestrian killed in a hit and run November 2 on Lem Turner. Detectives are still searching for the driver.

Shannon Hartley, Public Information Officer for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, said 54-year-old Gregory Brunson was crossing Lem Turner Road in the 7200 block.

While he was crossing the street, Hartley said an older model, white, four-door vehicle was traveling south and hit Brunson.

The vehicle then fled the scene, heading South on Lem Turner.

Hartley said rescue personnel transported Brunson to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. On November 23, Brunson died from those injuries.

Police are still searching for the driver who hit Brunson.

If you have any information that may be able to help police you are asked to contact JSO at 904-630-0500 or via email at

To remain anonymous you may contact First Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You could be eligible to receive a cash reward.

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