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FSU student killed in hit-and-run while home in Ocala

8:22 PM, Nov 22, 2012   |    comments
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OCALA, Fla. - A Florida State University student was killed early Thanksgiving morning in a hit-and-run accident, according to the Ocala Star Banner.

William McDonald, 23, was home from college when he was struck by a red Chevrolet Trailblazer at about 1:14a.m.

The driver fled the scene, but later contacted the Ocala Police Department claiming he thought he had been involved in an accident, the Star Banner reports.

26-year-old Joseph M. Stewart was arrested for a hit-and-run with a fatality and leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. Stewart was later released from the Marion County Jail on a $10,000 bond, according to the Star Banner.

McDonald's friends have taken to Twitter to share feeling of grief and support for the McDonald family during following this devastating event.

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