News: Ocklawaha man dies after crashing into tree in Marion County


OCKLAWAHA, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol and Marion County Fire Rescue were called to the scene of a fatal wreck in Marion County on Wednesday night.

A report in the Ocala StarBanner states that the crash occurred along Southeast 80th Place in Ocklawaha.

The FHP’s investigation determined that a 45-year-old Ocklawaha man was driving a Nissan pickup truck southbound shortly before 7:53 p.m. when he lost control while going around a curve.  The pickup crashed into a tree near 170th Avenue Road.

The driver was pronounced dead after being taken to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital.  No one else was in the vehicle at the time of the wreck.

Were you or a loved one the victim of a car accident caused by another person’s negligence? If so, you have the right to seek compensation under the law. Contact the Marion County car accident lawyers at Whittel and Melton, LLC, who have the skill and experience to fight effectively for the money you deserve.  To schedule a free consultation, we can be reached by phone at 866-608-5529 or through our online contact form.

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