Pedestrian dies in Marion County car crash

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OCALA, Fla. (WCJB) — An Oregon man is dead after he was hit by a car in Ocala on Sunday night.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release, just before 9:00 P.M. a 78-year-old woman was driving on the eastbound lane of Northeast 7th Street.

When she approached the intersection of Northeast 56th Court, she was unable to slow or stop when she saw a man standing in the eastbound lane and hit him with her car.

The man, Nicklaus Knight, 29, was pronounced dead on the scene by Marion County Fire Rescue.

FHP says the crash remains under investigation.