Pedestrian identified in deadly hit and run

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A deadly hit-and-run accident is under investigation after two pedestrians were hit in the 7200 block of S. Old Middleburg Road Tuesday morning.

Authorities said they got a call around 3 a.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found 35-year-old Robert D. Christmas in the grass. Police believe he died from injuries sustained from being hit by a vehicle.

Police also found a woman with critical injuries in the grass. She was taken to UF Health Jacksonville for treatment.

Investigators have no witnesses and no vehicle description.

Anyone who has any information in regards to the whereabouts of the suspect or vehicle is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email

To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.


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