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Bicyclist hit and killed by SUV in Immokalee Sunday morning

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Posted at 8:11 AM, Aug 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-12 08:11:47-04

IMMOKALEE, Fla. -- An Immokalee man was killed by an SUV Sunday morning while riding a bicycle along State Road 29.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 45-year-old Manuel Nunez was riding a bicycle southbound on the shoulder of S.R. 29 near New Market Road West around 7:30 a.m. Sunday.

That's when a southbound SUV approached Nunez and entered the road shoulder, hitting Nunez and knocking him to the ground.

Nunez died at the scene.

The driver of the SUV, 34-year-old Consuelo Reyes, was cited for Failure to Drive in a Single Lane.