News: Marion County sanitation worker dies after being hit by truck’s tire


MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said a Marion County sanitation worker was killed in an accident on Tuesday morning, according to WKMG.

It happened as the worker was loading garbage within the Spruce Creek subdivision on Southeast 108th Terrace.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the man was hit by a tire from the garbage truck at about 9 a.m.  The worker, a 25-year-old Ocala man, was pronounced dead by Marion County Fire Rescue.

The driver of the truck, age 63, was not injured in the incident, which is now under investigation.

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