Bicyclist Dies in Pasco Crash
The driver of the car did not see the bicycle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
PASCO COUNTY – A Dade City man died this morning (May 28) when he was thrown from his bicycle after it was hit by a car, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said.
Joseph Neal Hancock, 57, of Dade City died at the scene.
The accident happened about 8:40 a.m. on Lake Iola Drive west of Nolan Road. Troopers said Mr. Hancock was riding his bike in the eastbound lane of Lake Iola approaching the Nolan Road intersection. As he crested a hill, he was struck from behind by a 2011 Hyundai Accent driven by Desiree Michelle Nathe, 20, of Dade City. Mr. Hancock, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from his bike onto the Hyundai then onto the shoulder of the road. Troopers said Nathe told them she did not see Mr. Hancock.
For information about the Florida Highway Patrol, go to flhsmv.gov.
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