29-year-old Oregon man killed when struck by SUV in Marion County

A 29-year-old pedestrian was killed Sunday night in Marion County when he was struck by a vehicle.

Nicklaus Knight, of Klamath Falls, Ore., was pronounced dead by Marion County Fire Rescue at the scene around 9 p.m. after being hit by a 2015 Honda CRV driven by 78-year-old Angeline Weller, of Ocala, a Florida Highway Patrol report states.

Weller had been traveling east on NE 7th St. and came upon Knight, who was standing in the eastbound lane of the roadway near the intersection with NE 56th Court. Before Weller could slow or stop, the front of her SUV struck Knight, the FHP report says.

Neither Weller nor her passenger, 59-year-old Sheri Ross, also of Ocala, were injured. The crash that remains under investigation, the FHP report says.