JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. —
Jacksonville Beach Police are investigating a crash that killed a woman along A1A overnight.
Witnesses said 44-year-old Paulette Thompson was crossing 3rd Street South when she walked into the path of an oncoming car.
The car, driven by 28-year-old Andrea Peters, struck Thompson. She was pronounced dead a short time later, according to officials.
“The girl who was in the car in front of me was at the accident and she came back to her car shaking and crying, saying, ‘Oh my god, she's dead. She's dead!’” a witness told Action News.
Police said Peters has not been charged pending completion of the investigation.
Action News is working to get more information and will continue to update this story as it’s made available.