Pickup truck hits, kills bicyclist in St. Cloud, FHP says

Fatal wreck happened on Kissimmee Park Road

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ST. CLOUD, Fla. – A bicyclist was struck and killed by a pickup truck Tuesday morning in St. Cloud, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The fatal wreck was reported around 6:25 a.m. on Kissimmee Park Road near Lake Tohopekaliga Road, west of the Florida Turnpike.

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The FHP said a Ford F-250 was eastbound on Kissimmee Park Road and hit the back of a bike, ejecting the rider onto the road.

The bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at HCA Florida Osceola Hospital, an FHP report stated.

The bike did not have any lights, according to the FHP report.

Troopers said they are trying to identify the victim, who was not carrying an ID.

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