29-year-old Ocala man struck, killed in hit-and-run crash; FHP seeking suspect vehicle

Crash occurred on State Road 40; vehicle believed to be damaged, dark gray sedan

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OCALA, Fla. – A man was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash on State Road 40 in Ocala early Saturday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The 29-year-old man, of Ocala, was struck around 5 a.m. while in the outside, westbound lane of SR-40 near SW 57th Avenue, troopers said.

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According to a crash report, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle that hit the man is believed to be a dark gray sedan with damages to its front right, troopers said.

FHP investigators requested any information regarding the vehicle or its driver to be called in to the FHP Communications Center in Jacksonville at 1-800-387-1290 or Crime Stoppers of Marion County at 352-368-7867.