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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

44-year-old pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Marion County

A 44-year-old woman from Davie was killed last week after she was struck by a vehicle on U.S. 27 in Marion County.

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday, December 30, a 57-year-old man from Naples was traveling eastbound in a pickup truck on U.S. 27, near the intersection of NW 97th Place, according to the Florida Highway Patrol incident report.

The 44-year-old woman was walking near the same intersection when the pickup truck collided with her. After the impact, she sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene by Marion County Fire Rescue personnel.

The driver and sole occupant of the pickup truck was not injured in the crash.

The name of the pedestrian was not released by the Florida Highway Patrol.