Gainesville man dies after being struck by truck in Newberry pasture

An 81-year-old Gainesville man died in a pasture off W. Newberry Road after being struck by truck driven by an 85-year-old Newberry man.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, at approximately 3:21 p.m. on Saturday, a white Ford pickup was backing up in a cattle field in Newberry when it struck a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene by Fire Rescue.

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FHP is still investigating the crash.

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