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Cyclist hit by car on Bruce B. Downs dies

TAMPA — A 67-year-old bicyclist died Tuesday, one day after he was was hit by a car on Bruce B. Downs Boulevard near the entrance to Interstate 75.

Albert Sims Dyson of Lutz was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital at 12:30 p.m. Monday with life-threatening injuries, according to Tampa police.

A preliminary investigation found that Dyson entered the road in the middle of a block. The driver told police she pressed her brakes but wasn't able to stop in time. No charges have been filed in the incident.

Cyclist hit by car on Bruce B. Downs dies 09/11/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 4:38pm]
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