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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol reports thata woman was hitand killed by a car as she was walking southbound across the eastbound lanes of Beach Blvd. early Friday morning.

Robert Heisler, 29, was traveling eastbound in the center lane on Beach Blvd. when he struck 55-year-old Theresa Richards with his Honda Civic around 1:34 a.m., according to FHP.

FHP reports that Heisler observed the pedestrian and attempted to avoid hitting Richardsby going to the left but was unable to do so. The right side of the Honda hit Richards.

Heisler had no injuriesand was wearing his seatbeltaccording to FHP.