Motorcyclist charged with leaving scene of fatal crash in NE Marion

A Fort McCoy man has been arrested and accused of leaving the scene of a motorcycle crash that killed a woman earlier this year.

Steven Timothy Cano was arrested at his probation officer’s office in Ocala at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. He is charged with hit and run, failing to stop or remain at a crash involving death, and operating a motorcycle without a license. He was booked into the Marion County Jail with bail set at $12,000.

State records show Cano is serving felony probation for simple battery and false imprisonment. The term began in October 2020 and concludes in October 2023. Local court records also show he has had multiple traffic violations including speeding, driving on a suspended driver’s license and not wearing a seat belt.