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Bicyclist dies in Plant City crash

PLANT CITY — A 22-year-old man was killed Tuesday morning when he was hit by a pickup truck as he tried to bike across a road, authorities said.

Christopher Goddard, of Plant City, was improperly crossing the southbound lane of N Park Road about 11:15 a.m., Plant City police said, when he was hit by a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Earl Bennett, 67, of Lakeland.

Goddard died at the scene. Bennett was not injured. Police said they wouldn't seek any charges in the crash.

Bicyclist dies in Plant City crash 08/13/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 8:47pm]

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