FHP identifies 70-year-old man in wheelchair struck and killed on State Road 40

A 70-year-old man in a wheelchair who was struck and killed last Wednesday on State Road 40 in Ocala has been identified.

Douglas Keyes, of Ocala, was pronounced dead at the scene by Marion County Fire Rescue. He had been crossing State Road 40 at County Road 35 at 7:40 p.m. when he was struck by a 1999 GMC Yukon driven by 53-year-old Thomas Sander of Ocala, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

Sander told an FHP investigator that he didn’t see Keyes in the roadway.