Man riding bicycle killed in Marion County crash when car drifts into bike lane, troopers say

Crash happened on State Road 200 near Southwest 90th Street

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MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A bicyclist was killed Saturday morning when a car drifted into the bike lane and struck him in Marion County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The cyclist, a 57-year-old Citrus Springs man, was heading east on State Road 200 near Southwest 90th Street ahead of the car before he was hit at 6:10 a.m., troopers said.

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The FHP said the car was traveling in the right lane of SR-200 before it drifted into the bicycle lane.

Marion County Fire Rescue pronounced the cyclist dead at the scene, the FHP said.


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