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Bicyclist, 50, struck and killed by truck in Tampa

TAMPA — A 50-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by an pickup truck after improperly crossing W Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Saturday evening, Tampa police said.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, was going north across the eastbound lanes near Tampania Avenue when he was hit by the truck at about 8 p.m., police said.

Police said a preliminary investigation showed that the victim had violated the right of way.

Bicyclist, 50, struck and killed by truck in Tampa 03/19/11 [Last modified: Saturday, March 19, 2011 11:50pm]

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