Ocala, FL (May 8, 2019) - A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car on Tuesday, May 7th. The accident took place around noon at the intersection of East Silver Springs Boulevard and 25th Avenue.
The Ocala police have identified the victim as 76-year-old Lawrence Lacour from The Villages. Police say that Lacour was crossing State Road 40 when an older model Chevrolet pulled out from the opposite side of the road and attempted to make a left turn. While turning, the vehicle struck Lacour. Lacour was taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle was identified as 59-year-old Kenneth Kincaid.
Kincaid told police that he did not see Lacour prior to the crash. An investigation is ongoing and there is no word on whether charges are expected.
Our condolences go out to the family of Kenneth Lacour in this tragic Ocala pedestrian crash. Losing a loved one in a crash is one of the most difficult things that a family will have to experience during their lifetimes. Each day, there are about two fatal pedestrian accidents reported across our state. Police will continue to investigate this crash to determine whether the driver will face any charges.
At Rubenstein Law, our Florida pedestrian accident attorneys are dedicated to fighting for you when you have been injured in a crash that was not your fault. We believe that all innocent victims are entitled to compensation for their injuries and we will work tirelessly to ensure that you receive the verdict or settlement you deserve.
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