MARION COUNTY, Fla. -- A man was found dead at around 8:49 a.m. Sunday on the grassy shoulder of CR-25.
Florida Highway Patrol said that it appeared the victim, Jeffrey Ackley, 43, had been struck by a vehicle that was traveling west on CR-25. The pedestrian was walking alongside the road at the time of the incident. Vehicle parts found at the scene indicate that a Ford vehicle was involved in the incident.
FHP is asking anyone with any information to call 352-723-1260 ext 237 or contact the Marion County Crime Stoppers at 352-368-7867.