Thursday, November 5, 2015

Bicyclist Hit, Killed In Titusville

TITUSVILLE, Florida - The Titusville Police Department is reporting that a bicyclist did not survive injuries he sustained from a traffic accident that occurred around 5:46 p.m. on Thursday.

Police say that an adult male bicyclist exited the main entrance/exit of Parrish Medical Center into the path of a Dodge Charger that was traveling northbound in the 900 block of North Washington Avenue in Titusville, Florida. 

According to police, the preliminary investigation reveals that the driver of the vehicle attempted to swerve to miss the bicyclist,  but was unsuccessful. The driver of the Dodge Charger stopped to assist the victim and is cooperating with investigators, police say. The results of the investigation will be released by the Traffic Homicide Investigator at the conclusion of his investigation.

Titusville Fire Rescue crews responded to the accident but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim’s name will not be released by police until his next of kin can be notified.