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Naples bicyclist hit and killed by car while riding in bike lane

Posted: 7:52 AM, Mar 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-06 07:52:35-05

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Florida Highway Patrol says charges are pending after a bicyclist was hit and killed on Golden Gate Parkway Tuesday.

They say that at 8:13 a.m., a driver hit and killed 72-year-old William Cahill of Naples, who was riding a bicycle.

It happened on Golden Gate Boulevard near 10th Street Southeast.

FHP says Cahill was riding within the bike lane, when a car driven by 52-year-old Yves Desruisseaux of Naples veered into the bike lane and hit him from behind.

Cahill was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.