Pedestrian killed by truck identified

ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- A pedestrian died Friday morning after he was hit by a truck.

The Florida Highway Patrol says Armando A. Acosta, 24, from Orange Park stepped off a curb while pushing a bike at the intersection of Blanding and Belmont Boulevard and was hit by a pickup truck.

Acosta was taken to Orange Park Medical Center just after 6 a.m. where he died from his injuries.

According to FHP, the driver, 42 year old Shad D. Devries, remained at the scene during the investigation.

Charges are pending, according to FHP.


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