Bicyclist killed in Osceola County hit-and-run crash, troopers say

Troopers believe they are looking for a white Ford F-250 with damage to right front headlight

A person on a bicycle was killed early Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Osceola County, Florida Highway Patrol said.

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – A person on a bicycle was killed early Monday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Osceola County, Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to FHP, the wreck happened just after 6 a.m. near the intersection of East Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway and Simmons Road.

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Troopers said the cyclist was heading east in a marked bike lane when a Ford F-150 entered the lane and hit the bike.

Investigators said the truck then took off, leaving the cyclist for dead.

Troopers said the truck is likely a white Ford F-250 with damage to the front right headlight.

Troopers said the cyclist was a 36-year-old Kissimmee man.

Troopers said the truck is likely a white Ford F-250 with damage to the front right headlight.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call FHP at 407-737-2213 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477.

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