92-year-old man killed in Marion County accident


A 92-year-old Ocala man was killed in an accident at 2:15 p.m. Friday on State Road 200 in Marion County.

Matthew Rossi of Ocala was traveling eastbound (towards Ocala) on SR 200 in the inside (left) lane. He attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of SR 200 and crossed into the path of a vehicle driven by  William Leo Watkins, 27, of Ocklawaha.

Rossi  was transported to West Marion Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.