• Ocala motorcyclist dies in crash on County Road 200

    By: Chip Skambis


    OCALA, Fla. - An Ocala man died in a motorcycle crash on County Road 200 Saturday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol said. 

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    Jack Reid, 64, was driving on CR 200 in front of a gold Chevrolet Blazer around 7:30 p.m. when he swerved for an unknown reason just before the road's intersection with Northwest 44th Street, troopers said. 

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    As a result, the Blazer hit the motorcycle, troopers said. 

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    Reid was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. 

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    He was not wearing a helmet, according to the crash report. 

    The driver of the Blazer was not hurt in the crash, troopers said. 

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