MELBOURNE, Fla. – A 66-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a van Wednesday morning in Brevard County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Troopers said John Scott, of West Melbourne, died in the crash, which was reported at 7:50 a.m. near Milwaukee Avenue and La Veta Drive, just west of Minton Road in Melbourne.
Troopers said Scott was riding west on Milwaukee Avenue and turned into the direct path of a Toyota van driven by a 31-year-old Melbourne woman.
The van struck the bike, ejecting Scott, who was taken to Wuesthoff Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, the FHP said.
An investigation is ongoing.