Bicyclist struck, killed by driver in Boca Raton
BOCA RATON, FL – According to WPTV News, a 66-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by a driver of a pickup truck in Boca Raton on Friday.
Authorities say the accident took place shortly after 8:00 a.m. near the intersection of North Federal Highway and East Palmetto Park Road. A driver of a 2015 Dodge pickup truck was heading north on North Federal Highway and attempting to turn right into the eastbound lanes of East Palmetto Park Road when he crashed into a bicyclist. The bicyclist was traveling northbound in the bike lane on North Federal Highway at the time of the collision.
The bicyclist, Mark Rudow, sustained life-threatening injuries in the accident and was transported to Delray Medical Center, where he later died.
No other details have been released at this time. We will update this post as further information becomes available.
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