News: Woman fatally struck by pickup truck on US 27 in Marion County


MARION COUNTY, FL – State troopers said an accident in Marion County last week claimed the life of a 44-year-old pedestrian.

The Ocala News reports the victim was hit by a pickup truck on U.S. 27 near NW 97th Place on Friday night just after 9 p.m.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the woman was walking near the intersection when she was struck by the pickup as it was headed eastbound.  The victim, a Davie resident, was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders.

The driver of the pickup, a 57-year-old Naples man, was not injured. No one else was in the vehicle.

Car vs. pedestrian accidents can result in devastating injuries.  If you or someone you care for has been harmed in a pedestrian accident in Marion County, call our experienced Marion County Pedestrian Injury Attorneys at Whittel & Melton for the help you need.  We will fight aggressively to help you recover the full and fair compensation to which you are entitled. Contact us  today at 866-608-5529 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

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