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18-year-old Ocala man killed in fiery crash with tree, troopers say

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.
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90-year-old Villager to face trial this fall in hit-and-run case involving bicyclists

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.
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FHP looking for hit-and-run driver who killed pedestrian in Ocala

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.
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Pedestrian killed during hit-and-run accident in Ocala, troopers say

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.
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Firefighters rescue worker trapped on top of train in Ocala

Local firefighters rushed to the scene on Friday afternoon to rescue a worker who was trapped on top of a train in Ocala. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Ocala Fire Rescue units consisting of Engine 3, Rescue 3, Tower 1, Battalion 22, and a Safety Officer were dispatched to the 1100 block of NW 1st Avenue due to reports of an industrial incident.
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FHP: 29-year-old man struck, killed by vehicle in Ocala

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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Automobile lover happens upon one-of-a-kind car

Jack Towner was simply driving around town when he spotted a 1942 Ford Super Deluxe coupe for sale on the side of the road.••Towner, of Summerfield, said he drove past it on U.S. Highway 441 and knew he had to check it out. Towner had a longtime passion...
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Authorities seeking vehicle involved in fatal Ocala hit and run

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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Trial bumped for Dunnellon woman charged alongside husband in Capitol attack

The federal trial for a Dunnellon woman accused alongside her husband of storming the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack was pushed back to early next year. Connie Meggs and the seven codefendants in her case will stand trial Feb. 1, U.S. District Judge Amit P. Mehta announced Thursday, June 30, during a case-status hearing.
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Ocala man dies after crashing into tree

OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - An 18-year-old is dead after a crash late last night in Ocala. According to Florida Highway Patrol troopers, the man from Ocala was driving a sedan fast on Southeast 95th Street when he veered off the road. The car collided with a tree and then caught...
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Residents in Ocala protested against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) - The intersection of S Pine Ave. at HWY 40 in Ocala was packed with protesters letting their voices heard over the decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. “Would you want to lose your daughter, your granddaughter, your great-granddaughter, your mother because of something that could have been easily fixed something that could save her life,” said protester Sarah Perkins.
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