MARION CITY, FLORIDA- According to the troops, a man of 51 who was reported to have been walking on lane I-75 was struck and killed on Tuesday night. The incident led to a chain-crash that injured three more people.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident had taken place around 7.40 p.m. on I-75, state road 326.
Apparently, the sports utility vehicle struck the man who was walking in the left of Southbound I-75 and was reported to have died on the scene, according to the troopers and the FHP reports.
Immediately after the incident, a chain of 2 vehicles; a car and a tractor-trailer behind the SUV hit the SUV according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
According to the reports, no serious injuries were reported to the driver but critical injuries were reported to the Kissimmee passenger who was in the SUV at the time of the incident.
The 32-year-old Ocala woman who drove the car was also reported to have suffered critical injuries although the driver of the tractor was not reported with any injuries.