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80-year-old man fatally struck in Ocala

The victim suffered life-threatening injures

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80-year-old man fatally struck in Ocala

OCALA, FLORIDA: As per the Florida Highway Patrol, an 80-year-old man, from Ocala, was hit by a tank truck on Wednesday evening. The victim was crossing the road.

The tank truck was driven by a 46-year-old Inverness man. The man was driving a 1992 Chevrolet tank truck north on U.S. 41. It was heading the intersection of SW 86th Street in Marion County.

Troopers said the 80-year-old man who was struck was the truck at around 6:30 p.m. The crash report says the victim was trying to cross the road and get back to his broken Nissan Juke.

The victim suffered life-threatening injures and was immediately taken to the hospital. His current condition is not known.

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The identity of the victim has not been released.

Also, along with the driver of the tank truck, a 46-year-old woman was inside the truck. The report says they did not suffer injures.

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the case.

 

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Written by Charles Stillwater

Mr. Charles has worked with BBC for several years before joining as chief editor for Orlando Solution. He is a father of two beautiful daughters and currently living in the beautiful city of Orlando. He likes to play basketball in his free time.

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