54th Avenue Crash Kills Bicyclist
He rode into the path of an oncoming car, FHP troopers say.
LEALMAN – A St. Petersburg bicyclist died of injuries he suffered in a traffic crash on 54th Avenue N.
The 51-year-old St. Petersburg man died at a hospital where he was taken after the crash.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers said the crash happened about 12:15 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 20) on 54th Avenue N west of 48th Street in the unincorporated Lealman area.
A 65-year-old man from Stratford, CT, was driving a sedan east on 54th when the bicyclist, who was northbound, rode into his path. The driver tried unsuccessfully to avoid a collision by swerving right. The car continued after the crash, hitting a mailbox before stopping. The driver was not injured.
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