By: WCTV Eyewitness News
May 13, 2019
MARION COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) -- An Oregon man is dead after being hit by a vehicle Sunday night in Marion County, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday on NE 7th Street near NE 56th Court.
Troopers say 29-year-old Nicklaus Knight, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, was standing in the eastbound lane of NE 7th Street. The crash report states that a driver in a Honda CR-V was unable to slow down or stop before hitting Knight.
Knight was pronounced dead at the scene by Marion County Fire Rescue. The driver and a passenger in the Honda were not injured.
FHP says the crash remains under investigation.