Big rig runs over, kills bicyclist in Orlando

FHP investigating fatal crash

ORLANDO, Fla. - A bicyclist was struck and killed Wednesday morning by a big rig in Orange County, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The fatal crash was reported at 5:45 a.m. on Taft Vineland Road at Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando.

Troopers said a semitrailer driven by a 37-year-old Orlando man pulled out of a gas station and ran over the bicyclist.

The FHP said a male was pronounced dead at a hospital. His name and age have not been released.

An investigation is continuing and charges are pending, troopers said.

 

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