Bicyclist Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Homosassa


A bicyclist was hit from behind by a vehicle and killed Sunday night in Homosassa Springs.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 32-year-old Homosassa man was riding east on West Cardinal Street approaching South Short Street around 6:20 p.m., when he was struck by an eastbound 2005 Honda CRV driven by a 21-year-old Homosassa woman.

The cyclist was ejected and died at the scene.

Charges are pending, troopers said.

Citrus County is full of beautiful scenery and with our pretty much tropical year-round climate, many people take it all in by getting out and riding a bike. Lots of children ride bicycles to school and adults often use them to commute to work. Sadly, each year many bicyclists are injured or killed by negligent drivers.

At Whittel & Melton, our Citrus County Injury Lawyers are committed to helping bicycle accident victims recover fair compensation for their injuries. We also help families obtain compensation for the wrongful death of a loved one.

If you were injured or a loved one was killed in a bicycle accident in Homosassa, Inverness, Crystal River, Beverly Hills, Lecanto, Dunnellon, Hernando, Sugarmill Woods, Citrus Springs or Floral City, our Citrus County Injury Lawyers are ready to help. Call us today at 352-726-0078 or contact us online for a free consultation. We have the resources needed to be obtain a successful outcome on your behalf in even the most difficult cases.

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