Unidentified Cyclist dies after accident on Cortez Road


Bradenton, Fl.-According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 59-year-old Bradenton man riding a bicycle died after being struck by a car Saturday night on Cortez Road.

The unidentified bicyclist was attempting to cross Cortez Road when he was struck by a van driving east on Cortez by a 53-year-old man from Neosho, Missouri. The accident happened at about 9 p.m. on January 28th. The bicyclist was transported to Blake Medical Center, where he later died.