Osceola County, FL – According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an accident taking place Thursday night at around 6:30 p.m. left former Osceola County Chairman, Kissimmee Mayor, and Florida state representative dead after being struck by a vehicle as he rode his bicycle.
According to the patrol, the deceased, 61-year old Frank Attkisson, was riding his bike on Kissimmee Park Road near St. Cloud when a vehicle driver by Kristie Jean Knoebel, 26, struck Attkisson from behind.
The crash remains under investigation.
Attkisson was pronounced dead at Osceola Regional Hospital.