Body of Man Found in Ocklawaha Identified

Ocklawaha Body Found
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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.

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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.

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