Ocala, FL (May 13, 2019) - A 29-year-old man from Oregon died after being struck by a vehicle on Saturday, May 11th.
The Florida Highway Patrol reports that Nicklaus Knight was standing near the eastbound lanes of Northeast 56th Street, at the intersection of Northeast 7th Street. Around 9:00 p.m., a vehicle being driven by a 78-year-old woman approached the intersection. The vehicle collided with Knight before slowing or stopping. Officials with the Marion County Fire Rescue pronounced Knight dead at the crash scene. The driver has not been identified.
The Florida Highway Patrol is currently investigating the crash and no further information is available at this time.
Our sympathies are extended to the family of Nicklaus Knight in this tragic Ocala pedestrian crash. Sadly, many pedestrian crashes will involve death or catastrophic injuries to victims. According to statistics, about 75% of pedestrian accidents result in a trip to the emergency room for the victim. Around one-quarter of these crashes will require extended hospitalization and medical treatment.
In these situations, you may find yourself dealing with insurmountable medical bills along with the pain of being injured or losing a loved one too soon due to the negligent actions of another driver. Our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys at Rubenstein Law can help you get the compensation you need and deserve to help you move forward after a serious crash.
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