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Bicyclist killed along Tamiami Trail in Venice

Posted at 8:01 AM, Jul 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-29 08:01:57-04

VENICE, Fla. – Florida Highway patrol is investigating a deadly crash that killed a man from North Port.

This happened in Venice around 9:10 Sunday night on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail near Rockley Boulevard. That's near the Plantation Golf and Country Club.

Troopers say a 54-year-old man was riding a bicycle going southbound in the northbound lanes.

They say he was in the outside lane when a car, also in the same lane, hit him.

The driver stopped and called 911.

Troopers say charges are pending.

The victim’s name has not been released.