Pedestrian Killed Trying to Cross State Road 200

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OCALA –  A pedestrian was killed earlier this afternoon (Tuesday) when he attempted to cross a busy intersection on State Road 200 on his motorized scooter.

According to Ocala Police, the 95-year-old man, Ricard W. Field, was attempting to cross Stare Road 200 at the crosswalk of Southwest 44th Court when he was struck by a 2007 Chevy Silverado headed westbound on State Road 200.

The driver of the Silverado, 26-year-old Edward McDaniel of Belleview had a green light and did not have enough time to stop when he saw Field. Ocala Fire Rescue pronounced Field dead on the scene.


Field was a resident of the Brentwood at Fore Ranch Assisted Living Facility. He was on his way to Mimi’s Cafe where he was a regular for coffee and lunch.

We have not heard back from Ocala Police as to whether or not McDaniel will be charged.

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