Bicyclist clipped by pickup, killed in Geneva

Florida Highway Patrol investigating crash

Published On: Jan 29 2013 12:54:15 PM EST
GENEVA, Fla. -

A 31-year-old bicyclist was killed in Seminole County early Tuesday when he was struck by a side mirror of a pickup truck, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Jerome Laron Griffin, of Geneva, was riding his bike westbound on Aloma Avenue near Seminole Woods Boulevard around 6:30 a.m. when the right side mirror of a Chevrolet pickup truck hit him and knocked him off his bike, the FHP said.

Griffin was taken to Orlando Regional and was later pronounced dead, the FHP said.

The driver of the truck, Dale Meade, 50, of Geneva, was not injured, the FHP said.

The crash remains under investigation.