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South Florida Accident Involving SUV Leaves One Pedestrian Dead

October 10, 2019

OCALA, FL – As reported in an online news article published by, a pedestrian sustained fatal injuries after being struck by an SUV near Belleview-Santos Elementary School.*

According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), a man was struck by a Ford Escape and killed while attempting to cross South U.S. Highway 441.  Authorities state that the Ford Escape was traveling north in the inside lane, and the pedestrian was crossing Highway 441 from east to west. The front-left portion of the Ford Escape struck the pedestrian and killed him.

The driver of the Ford Escape stopped at the scene of the accident and has cooperated with authorities.  Upon the arrival of Marion County Fire and Rescue, the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

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