LATEST STORY: 79-YEAR-OLD WOMAN DIES FALLING FROM DRAWBRIDGE

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WFLA) — A bicyclist fell to her death from a drawbridge in West Palm Beach as it opened, according to the West Palm Beach Police Department.

Officers did not immediately release the identity of the bicyclist, but a West Palm Beach police spokesman told The Palm Beach Post the cyclist was standing on the drawbridge portion of the bridge when it opened around 1 p.m.

The report added the cyclist died after she fell and struck a lower portion of the bridge.

The drawbridge links downtown West Palm Beach to Palm Beach.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.