Rider Killed in Okeechobee County Bicycle Crash on State Road 70
Okeechobee County, Florida (January 2, 2018 ) – A bicyclist died on New Year’s Eve after being struck by a vehicle on State Road 70 in Okeechobee County, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at around 6:41 p.m. on Sunday, December 31, on SR 70 near SW 24th Avenue.
Troopers said the bicyclist was traveling on a sidewalk eastbound along State Road 70 when he swerved into the path of a vehicle traveling westbound.
The bicyclist was killed in the crash.
No one else was injured.
The details on the victim’s identity were not yet released.
The crash is under investigation.
We at Percy Martinez Law Office would like to pass our condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.
If someone you love died in an accident, it is advisable you discuss the matter with a wrongful death attorney. You will need to take several legal steps, and a lawyer may be of great importance in the process.
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