Bicyclist lying in Ocala roadway struck, killed by car, police say – WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

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Brandon Hogan, Digital Editor
Brandon Hogan, Digital Editor
OCALA, Fla. – A 67-year-old man who witnesses said was lying next to a bicycle in an Ocala roadway was struck and killed by a car Saturday evening, according to the Ocala Police Department.
The crash occurred just before 6:15 p.m. near the 1400 block of Northwest 27th Avenue, in a dimly lit area north of a Rural King, police said.
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The man was lying down stationary in the southbound travel lane as two vehicles approached him, police said.
The driver of one vehicle was able to swerve left to avoid a collision while the second vehicle struck him, police said. The man was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to the department.
The fatal crash is still being investigated.
Note: Due to the information reported, this map depicts the general area of the crash and not necessarily its exact location.
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Brandon, a UCF grad, joined the ClickOrlando team in November 2021. Before joining News 6, Brandon worked at WDBO.
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