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Sunday, April 14, 2024

Pickup sought after seriously injuring bicyclist in hit-and-run in Summerfield

A pickup truck and its driver are being sought after seriously injuring a bicyclist in a hit-and-run crash in Summerfield.

The 42-year-old Summerfield man had been riding a bicycle at 3:26 a.m. Thursday on the grassy shoulder on northbound U.S. 301 north of SE 142nd Place when the truck’s mirror clipped the bicyclist, according to an accident report from the Florida Highway Patrol.

The bicyclist, who had not been wearing a helmet, was transported to HCA Florida Ocala Hospital.

The truck fled the scene, heading north on U.S. 301. The truck is a 2019 white Ford. The vehicle’s right-side mirror was found at the scene of the accident.

Trump and the January 6 ‘hostages’

A reader from Milwaukee, in a Letter to the Editor, has something to say about former President Trump and the January 6 “hostages.”

Residents of Winifred will be forced to continue to live with unsafe situation

A Village of Winifred resident, who has been in the headlines, worries that he and his neighbors will be forced to continue to live with an unsafe situation.

When did we decide insulting our neighbors was part of politics?

A Village of McClure resident, in a Letter to the Editor, wonders when it was decided that insulting our neighbors was part of politics.

Resident receives non-compliance letter after failure to have ID at pickleball court

A Village of Pennecamp resident is outraged after his wife received a non-compliance letter for not carrying her ID to the pickleball courts.

Lack of cleanliness at swimming pool

In a Letter to the Editor, a Village of Lake Denham resident reports that her local pool is not being kept clean.