Saturday, January 20, 2018
Public safety

87-year-old bicyclist dead after accident in St. Petersburg

An 87-year-old man was killed Monday night after his bicycle was struck by a car, St. Petersburg police said.

Police said the man was hit as he crossed 31st Street S in the area of 35th Avenue. The driver, Brittany Harris, 23, struck him with her 2002 Nissan Altima as she was driving south on 31st Street S, police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:11 p.m.

Police did not release the bicyclist's name Tuesday because his family had not been notified.

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