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Woman struck, killed by 2 vehicles in Marion County

Troopers said the driver of the semi-truck didn’t see her lying in the road.

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MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A woman was pronounced dead Friday night after she was hit by a car while crossing the road, then struck again, officials said.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 56-year-old Sharon Decker, of Summerfield, was crossing the south lanes of U.S. 301 around 7:45 p.m. when she walked in front of a southbound Chevrolet 2500.

Troopers said the area where Decker was walking was poorly lit and she was not walking in a crosswalk.

According to troopers, the driver of the truck struck Decker and she was then was hit by a semi.

Troopers said the driver of the semi didn’t see her lying in the road.

Decker was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is still under investigation.