Bicyclist killed in Sarasota crash


SARASOTA, Fl. According to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office, a bicyclist is dead following a Monday night crash on U.S. 41.

It happened around 8:45 p.m. Monday, December 19th, in the area of S. Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41) and Bay Acres Avenue. 

A 61-year-old man was riding his bicycle southbound on U.S. 41 when a pickup truck hit him from behind.

Troopers say the crash caused the man to separate from his bike and land on the road, where a sedan hit him.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The other drivers did not sustain injuries in the crash.