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Jackson Jeffrey (Fatality)
1874 NW 44th Street
1612 Carter Oaks Drive
At approximately 8:35 p.m. the pedestrian was walking south across Progress Blvd. towards a bus stop, crossing not within a crosswalk.
Mathura Rampersad was driving his 2011 Ford Van eastbound on Progress Blvd. at approximately 45 mph. He failed to observe the pedestrian step off the raised median into the roadway and struck the pedestrian with the front of the van. There is no overhead lighting in the area of the crash and the pedestrian was wearing all dark clothing. The pedestrian was pronounced at the scene.