Colombian man riding bicycle killed in crash that closed exit ramp to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Florida troopers investigate wreck along Osceola Parkway

ORLANDO, Fla. – A bicyclist was killed in a crash Thursday morning on Walt Disney World property that forced the temporary closure of an exit ramp to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

The wreck happened around 6:30 a.m. along Osceola Parkway between Victory Way and World Drive, at the exit ramp. The ramp to Hollywood Studios was blocked off until troopers cleared the scene around 11:57 a.m., FHP said.

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Troopers said a pickup truck traveling westbound hit a 53-year-old Colombian man, who was riding a bicycle on the ramp. The man was airlifted to Osceola Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver and passenger of the pickup were not hurt and remained at the scene during the investigation.

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