TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Highway Patrol said a van fatally struck a bicyclist from behind as he rode along County Road 54 in Zephyrhills without lights early Wednesday morning.
According to the Highway Patrol, the both the bicyclist and the 2020 Toyota Sienna were heading east on County Road 54, approaching 16th Street, when the van struck him from behind.
The bicyclist, a 28-year-old from St. Petersburg, died at the scene.
Troopers said he had no lights on his bicycle, and the driver of the van, a 25-year-old man from Zephyrhills, could not see him.
Further information was not immediately available.