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A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Saturday on State Road 40 east of Southwest 60th Avenue, according to Florida Highway Patrol troopers and Ocala Police Department officers on scene. Shortly after 6 a.m., police received a call about someone on the sidewalk at SR 40 West and Southwest 57th Avenue. When officers arrived,...
MARION COUNTY, Fla. – An 18-year-old man from Ocala was killed Friday night in a single-vehicle crash with a tree between Ocala and Belleview, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 10:40 p.m. on SE 95th Street just east of SE 7th Avenue Road, troopers said.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating another serious crash on Morse Boulevard. The crash occurred at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday on Morse Boulevard near Rio Grande Avenue. A witness said a vehicle took out a street light, hitting the post on the passenger side, according to a witness. It was...
An affidavit of probable cause filed last week sheds new light on the fatal shooting of a man in rural Leesburg by the father of his girlfriend. The accused killer, 57-year-old James Carlton, had been arrested June 22 on charges he shot 26-year-old Austin Graham. An eyewitness saw Carlton shoot...
A 90-year-old Villager is scheduled to face trial this fall in a hit-and-run case which injured husband-and-wife bicyclists. Marilyn Hamilton of the Village of Fernandina is scheduled to go to trial on Oct. 10, about two weeks prior to her 91st birthday and nearly two years after injuring the cyclists in a case that shocked The Villages’ bicycling community.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Ocala on Saturday. According to the FHP incident report, a 29-year-old man from Ocala was walking along State Road 40, near SW 57th Avenue. At an unknown time, a vehicle struck the pedestrian in the outside westbound lane of State Road 40.
A pedestrian was struck and killed during a hit-and-run crash in Ocala on Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers said a 29-year-old man was struck by vehicle in the outside westbound lane of State Road 40 near Southwest 57th Avenue. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
An ex-convict has been jailed in connection with an altercation at his former place of employment. Frederick Lee Glover, 35, was being held this weekend at the Lake County Jail following his arrest on a warrant charging him with felony burglary with battery. He is also charged with violating his probation.
A man who raided the checkbook of his 83-year-old father in The Villages has been released from jail after serving a sentence on forgery charges. Scott Michael Gambrazzio, 52, was released last month from the Lake County Jail after serving a 120-day sentence. He had been lodged there since his Feb. 24 arrest.
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OCALA, Fla. — According to Florida Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Ocala Saturday morning. Troopers say they responded to State Road 40 near Southwest 57th Avenue and the incident occurred around 5 a.m. The pedestrian was a 29-year-old man, and according to troopers, while...
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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - A man from Ocala is dead after being hit and killed while walking along a road in the city. Authorities are still looking for the driver. The 29-year-old was walking on State Road 40 sometime Friday night or Saturday morning when he was hit by a car.
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