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911 dispatcher charged with leaving scene of crash with bicyclist


A 911 dispatcher is charged with fleeing the scene of an accident with bodily injury, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.

At a new conference Wednesday morning, Undersheriff Pat Ivey announced the arrest of Kenneth Clifton, a 20-year veteran police emergency communications officer, after a hit-and-run crash Nov. 30 on Verna Boulevard in the Normandy area that left a bicyclist seriously injured.

Ivey said a piece of evidence — a passenger-side mirror — was left at the scene, and traffic homicide investigators used that mirror to determine the year, make, model and color of the vehicle involved.

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