MARION COUNTY, Fla. – A bicyclist was struck and killed Tuesday night in Marion County, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The fatal wreck happened around 10:05 p.m. on NE 35th Street near NE 16th Court.
The FHP said the bicyclist, identified only as a male, was riding east in the westbound lane of NE 35th Street when he was struck by a westbound car driven by a 17-year-old Ocala boy.
The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.
According to an FHP crash report, the driver was “unable to observe the bicyclist on the roadway.”
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The driver and his passengers, a teen and two young adults from Orange Park, were not injured, the FHP said.
No other details have been released.