Man struck by truck, killed on NW 39th Avenue

Published: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:23 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 5:23 p.m.

A Lake City man was killed on Northwest 39th Avenue west of Gainesville Friday night when he was walking on a road and was hit by a pickup truck, reported the Florida Highway Patrol.

Dead is Jared Carl Allison, 31. FHP reported he died at the scene.

The accident happened about 9:13 p.m. on Northwest 39th Avenue at 128th Terrace, FHP said. James Todd Brown, 51, of Gainesville, was driving a 2012 Ford F150 west on 39th Avenue when he hit Allison, who was walking in the westbound lane, FHP reported.

Brown was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital with minor injuries.

Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation, troopers said.

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