MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Marion County on Thursday morning.
WKMG reports the man was standing in the eastbound lane of Juniper Road near Juniper Pass Drive in Ocala at about 7 a.m. when he was hit by an approaching vehicle. It was not immediately clear why he was in the roadway.
The victim, a 63-year-old Ocala resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car that hit him, a 17-year-old male from Ocala, was not injured.
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