A Marion County man was killed when a truck ran a red light and crashed with his van.


According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an 86-year-old man was killed Wednesday afternoon in Marion County when his van was hit by a truck that ran a red light.

Around 1 p.m., a deadly accident occurred at the intersection of US 301 and County Road 318.

The man was driving a van east on C.R. 318 with a green light as he approached the intersection with U.S. 301, according to the FHP.


According to the FHP, a truck driven by a 26-year-old Bartow man was traveling south on U.S. 301 when it crossed a red light and collided with the van.

According to troopers, the Citra man was ejected from his van during the collision because he was not wearing a seat belt. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, he was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead.

The truck driver was not hurt.

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Written by Robert Miller

Robert Miller is one of the senior reporters of Orlando Solution. Mr miller worked in NBC as an investigative reporter for the last 10 years. Currently Mr Miller living in Florida and working with Orlando Solution. He has 2 sons and 2 granddaughters.

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