Arcadia, FL – A car rear-ending a bicycle on U.S 17 near County Road 660 killed the bicyclist, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The victim, identified as 42-year old Holly A. Palombo of Zolfo Springs, was hit by a 2008 Dodge Magnum driven by 42-year old Jonathan M. Steele shortly before 10:30 p.m on Tuesday. Palombo was pronounced dead at DeSoto Memorial Hospital, stated the FHP.
Steele was not injured but Palombo was thrown off of her bicycle and was found not wearing a helmet.
Chargers are currently pending as an investigation continues.