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UPDATE 8/7/13: The victim has been identified by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office as James Evans.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A male pedestrian was hit and killed by a truck Tuesday while crossing the street in the 2500 block of Atlantic Boulevard.

The 76-year-old man had almost made it to the sidewalk when he was hit by a white pickup traveling westbound, according to Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Detective J.C. Hurst.

The man, who has not yet been identified, died at the hospital.

Lanes of westbound Atlantic were partially closed and the accident is still under investigation.