Bicyclist Jose Vanegaz Killed in Clewiston Crash at U.S. 27 North San Jose Street
Clewiston, Florida (January 5, 2017) – A man was killed in a crash involving a car and a bicycle in Clewiston Saturday night, according to Florida Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred at about 11:23 p.m. Saturday, December 30, at U.S. 27 and North San Jose Street.
According to FHP press release, Jose Portan Vanegaz, a bicyclist was trying to cross the west side of U.S. 27 and rode in front of a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu driven by 31-year-old Tatiana Krystel Soto, of Miami.
The bicycle had forward and rear reflectors but had no lights.
The front of the car crashed into the right side of the bicycle.
Vanegaz was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash remains under investigation.
We at Percy Martinez Law Office would like to pass our condolences to the family and friends of Jose Vanegaz.
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