News: Ocala man, 82, killed when pickup truck crashes into tree


MARION COUNTY, FL – A single-vehicle accident in Marion County on Sunday morning claimed the life of an elderly driver, according to a WKMG report.

The crash happened on southbound NW 80th Avenue near NW 100th Street.  The Florida Highway Patrol’s investigation found a man was driving a pickup truck that was pulling a utility trailer when he drove off the road at about 10:20 a.m.  The vehicle collided with a tree on the east shoulder of the roadway.

The driver, an 82-year-old man from Ocala, died at the scene.

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