26-year-old pedestrian dies in Marion County crash, troopers say

Crash happened near County Road 42, SE 254th Ave.

Police siren (Generic photo)
Police siren (Generic photo)

MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A 26-year-old pedestrian died after being hit by a car in Marion County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The FHP said the man was in the westbound lane of County Road 42 near the intersection of SE 254th Ave. when an SUV was also traveling westbound.

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Troopers said the front of the SUV then hit the pedestrian, leaving the driver uninjured.

The FHP said the 26-year-old man died as a result of his injuries.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.

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