PASCO COUNTY, FL – A bicyclist died after being struck by a vehicle in Pasco County Sunday night, reports WTSP.
The Florida Highway Patrol said the victim, a 46-year-old man, was riding north in the center lane of US-19 near State Road 54 when the accident took place shortly after 11:30 p.m.
State troopers said the bicycle rider was struck by a northbound vehicle driven by a 17-year-old girl. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver came to a controlled stop after the collision and sustained minor injuries.
If you have been in an accident as a bicyclist due to the actions of a negligent driver, contact the Pasco County Bicycle Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton about the possibility of pursuing financial compensation. We will examine the circumstances of your case and help you determine the best course of action. To set up a free initial consultation, we can be reached through our online contact form or by phone at 866-608-5529.