Marion County

FDOT to distribute free meals to truck drivers in Marion County

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Transportation said it is distributing free meals to truck drivers to recognize their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Officials said free lunches will be provided to truck drivers Thursday in Marion County.

Truck drivers can pick up their lunches at the southbound I-75 rest area near Ocala at mile marker 346, which is 3 miles south of State Road 200, FDOT said.

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The event is being sponsored by the Florida Trucking Association, Chick-fil-A, Publix and Walmart Transportation.

Katlyn Brieskorn,

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.