OCKLAWAHA – The body of a man found on the side of C-25 Sunday morning in Ocklawaha has been identified as 43-year-old Jeffrey Ackley.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, evidence shows that Ackley was the victim of a hit-and-run while walking down C-25 between SE 119 Court and 115 Avenue.
Troopers state that vehicle parts found at the scene lead them to believe that Ackley was struck by a Ford. The vehicle that fled the scene may possibly have a substantial amount of damage to the front driver’s side.
Investigators are still looking for the driver of the vehicle involved. They are asking that anyone with any information please contact the Florida Highway Patrol at (352)732-1260, extension 237, or Marion County Crime Stoppers at (352)368-7867.