News: Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle on US 301 near Citra


CITRA, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred last month in Marion County.

A WCJB report stated that the incident occurred on US 301 near Citra on the evening of Nov. 29.

According to the FHP, a woman was in the southbound inside lane of the roadway when she was struck by a vehicle in the same lane.  She was then hit by multiple other vehicles.

Marion County Fire Rescue Crews arrived at about 6:41 p.m. to find that the woman had died at the scene.  She was a 29-year-old Ormond Beach resident.

The highway was shut down for several hours while state troopers were conducting their investigation into the incident.

At Whittel & Melton, we understand the consequences that can result from a pedestrian accident and we are here to offer our assistance.  If you or someone you care for has been harmed in such an accident, our knowledgeable Gainesville pedestrian accident lawyers will advocate for your best interests throughout the legal process and help you obtain fair financial compensation.  Give us a call at 866-608-5529 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation.

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