Fatal crash involving pedestrian reported in Marion County

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
February 10, 2019

OCALA, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in Marion County.

Troopers say 59-year-old Robert Jay Weems was walking in the southbound lane of US-441 next to his bike. A 28-year-old driver was traveling in the same lane and reportedly did not see the Weems in the roadway.

FHP says the car hit Weems, throwing him into the grass center median. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

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