Inverness pedestrian killed in traffic mishap

A 26-year-old pedestrian who was wearing dark clothing was struck and killed by a van Tuesday evening in Inverness.

A 26-year-old pedestrian who was wearing dark clothing was struck and killed by a van Tuesday evening in Inverness.

Christopher Jones of Inverness died at the scene of the accident which occurred at 6:37 a.m. at East Turner Camp Road and Bloomfield Drive in Inverness, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

He had been struck by a 1993 Dodge van driven by 42-year-old Gerald Grace, also of Inverness. He was not injured.

 

Elderly woman dies in traffic accident

The Florida Highway Patrol said that a 77-year-old Inverness woman was killed in a traffic accident Wednesday afternoon on State Road 44.

The unidentified woman was not immediately identified. pending notification of next of kin.

She died at Citrus Memorial Hospital of injuries suffered in the crash.

The FHP said the woman had been driving a 2010 Honda Civic at 4:26 p.m. when Joshua Marsden, 23, lost control of his 2007 Nissan which drove into the path of the woman’s vehicle.

Marsden was seriously injured in the crash and was transported to Ocala Regional Medical Center.