Pedestrian Fatality

Union Street/Liberty Street intersection
Mark Wray

Downtown Jacksonville’s Union Street is about to get safer for pedestrians who cross at night.

Jacksonville Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory Committee is urging area residents to be mindful when driving as Jacksonville is one of the nation’s largest cities with the highest number of pedestrian deaths.

The Florida House of Representatives

A state legislator is looking into changing the laws that allowed 67-year-old Michael Fortunato get off with a fine and license suspension for killing a woman and seriously injuring her teenage daughter after striking them in his car at a Jacksonville intersection last September.

Pedestrian Hit And Killed By JTA Bus

Jul 29, 2013



The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating a traffic fatality after a man was hit and killed by a city bus Saturday night.


Around 8:45 p.m. Saturday, 61-year-old Timothy Mclaughlin  was attempting to cross Beaver Street when he was struck and killed by a Jacksonville Transit Authority bus turning left from Newnan Street.