|Fla. girl fatally struck by car, dad also hit|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
JACKSONVILLE — A 5-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car in Jacksonville.
Florida Highway Patrol officials say Ava May Taranto was trying to cross the road Friday with her dad and 9-year-old brother. The area does not have a crosswalk.
The child darted out in front of her father and was struck by a car. Thirty-four-year-old Joseph Ruffing Harrington IV was also struck trying to rescue her.
The Florida Times-Union reports he was being treated at UF Health Jacksonville.
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