Orlando man riding bicycle struck, killed on State Road 559 near Auburndale, FHP says

Crash reported on State Road 559 north of Sunset Lane

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – A 31-year-old Orlando man riding a bicycle was killed Sunday morning when he was struck by a car on State Road 559 near Auburndale, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 7:09 a.m. on SR-559, north of Sunset Lane, records show. A car traveling southbound — driven by a 26-year-old Auburndale man — collided with the bicyclist as he, too, traveled south, troopers said.

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The Orlando man suffered fatal injuries at the scene, according to a crash report. The Auburndale man was not injured in the crash, troopers said.

No other details were shared.

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