Jacksonville jogger hit by vehicle, killed

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Jacksonville Police Department has identified a jogger who was hit by a vehicle and killed on Loop 456.

On Monday morning, officers responded to an accident in the 1100 block of Loop 456 near Glenfawn Street. When police made it to the scene, authorities found a man deceased.

Officer identified the victim as Arvel Dwayne Partain, 59, of Jacksonville.

According to police, the driver, later identified as Colton Renfro, possibly fell asleep and drove onto the shoulder, where Partain was running. The vehicle hit the jogger and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation by police. The Department of Public Safety is assisting in the case.

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