Man dies after being hit by a car on US 441 in Ocala

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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) -- An Ocala man is dead after he was struck by a car while walking on U.S. 441 near Ocala on Monday night.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, Walter Martin, 62, of Reddick was driving north on US 441 near NW 42nd Street with reportedly no ambient lighting when he struck Gary Allen, 61, of Ocala as he was walking in the right northbound lane.

Allen was pronounced dead at the scene by Marion County Fire Rescue. Charges for the driver are pending an investigation and the release mentioned that alcohol was not a factor.