News: Driver fatally strikes cyclist in Sarasota 


SARASOTA, FL – A driver of a vehicle was traveling north on 14th Street West went over a raised curb and hit a cyclist, leading the cyclist to suffer fatal injuries Wednesday. 

This collision happened before 9 p.m. Prior to hitting the cyclist, the motorist struck a utility pole, according to ABC Action News. The cyclist, who was only identified as a 33-year-old adult, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Officials also confirmed that after the initial crash, the debris from this wreck had struck a pedestrian. The unidentified person was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor wounds. 

An investigation has been launched. No other details are available at this time. 

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