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Pedestrian struck by car, nearly killed; accident shuts down Monument Road for hours: Police

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man was nearly killed after being struck by a car on Monument Road while crossing Saturday night, police said.

The man crossed near the intersection around 9 p.m. not at a crosswalk, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Traffic was closed for several hours Saturday night.

Police ask all pedestrians to use safety crossings and follow the laws of the road.