71-year-old Orlando man killed in hit-and-run while biking on Kirkman Road

Florida troopers seek clues about vehicle

ORLANDO, Fla. – A 71-year-old Orlando man was killed Monday night in a hit-and-run crash while bicycling in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the fatal crash happened at about 8:25 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Kirkman Road, south of Washington Street.

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The bicyclist died at a hospital, the FHP said. It’s not known if the man was riding or pushing the bike, according to an FHP crash report.

According to troopers, there are no known details about the vehicle that struck the bicyclist, but traffic homicide investigators found a car part from a silver 2007 Suzuki Grand Vitara that might have been involved in the wreck.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact FHP at 407-737-2213 or Crimeline at 800-423-TIPS.

Kirkman Road was closed for hours, but the roadway was later reopened.

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