“Hudson woman dies after being hit by truck on U.S. 19”

A Hudson woman was killed as she walked along U.S. Highway 19 on Tuesday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to a report, about 7:48 p.m. Jaculine D. Wakefield, 39, was walking across the southbound lanes of U.S. 19 south of Sanderling Lane, crossing the path of a 2004 Dodge Ram PK.

The right front of truck struck her. She was taken to Bayonet Point Hospital, where she died, the patrol said.

The driver of the truck, Jerry B. Jordan, 64, of Dunedin was not injured.

The incident remains under investigation. Witnesses are asked to contact Cpl. D.L. Frye at (352) 797-5737.

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