Woman Struck And Killed By Truck In Jacksonville Port

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The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident at the Jacksonville Port Authority after a woman, who was working on the side of a pier near one of the cargo ships Thursday afternoon, was hit by a vehicle.

According to JSO, the woman was transported to a local hospital where she died.

Authorities said the vehicle that hit the victim was a truck used to transport containers throughout the port. JSO described the vehicle as being similar in size to a semi-truck.