Marion County

Pedestrian hit and killed crossing intersection in Marion County, troopers say

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed in Marion County.

The deadly crash happened near the intersection of State Road 200 and Southwest 60th Street around 12:10 a.m. on Sunday.

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Troopers said a pickup truck was traveling westbound on S.R. 200 when a woman was attempting to cross in a dark area at the intersection of SW 60th Street.

The driver was unable to avoid the pedestrian, striking her with the front of the truck.

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Marion County Fire Rescue pronounced the 60-year-old Ocala woman dead at the scene.

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Troopers have not said if charges will be filed.

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