MARION COUNTY, FL – A moped rider was injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Marion County early Wednesday morning, state troopers said.
A report by WGFL stated that the incident took place on U.S. 441 near Southeast 73rd Street at about midnight. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a person riding an orange moped was struck at that location by a black Cadillac sedan. The moped rider was seriously injured and taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center.
The FHP said the driver of the Cadillac left the scene of the crash and is now being sought. Anyone with further information on the incident or the driver’s whereabouts was asked to contact the FHP.
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