Marion County

Pedestrian killed in deadly Central Florida hit-and-run crash, troopers search for vehicle

MARION COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian in Marion County.

The crash happened Saturday night around 11:25 p.m. near the intersection of State Road 35 and Southeast 28th Street.


Troopers said an unknown vehicle was traveling northbound in the left turn lane on SR-35, south of SE 28th Street.

According to a news release, a pedestrian was standing in the left turn when the vehicle hit the pedestrian and left the scene.

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The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers said the make and color of the vehicle are unknown at this time.

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This is an ongoing investigation.

If you have any information on this deadly hit-and-run crash, call FHP.

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