Before the incident occurred, 49-year-old Christopher Chircop crashed his truck against a guardrail heading northbound, according to Florida Highway Patrol officials.
Chircop was walking on the inside lane close to mile marker 415 when he was hit with a Ford Fusion. The driver of the Ford Fusion was 20-year-old Karina Hernandez who said that she did not see him before the accident.
Hernandez and passenger 19-year-old Madison Short was shortly taken to Lake City Medical Center and got treated for minor injuries.
According to Century EMS paramedics Christopher Chircop was already dead at the scene.