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Interlachen, FL – Fatal Bicycle Crash at Fowler St and Marion Ave
Interlachen, FL (March 26, 2020) – This morning, the Florida Highway Patrol confirmed that one person was struck and killed in an Interlachen bicycle crash.
The accident, according to authorities, took place at the intersection of Fowler Street and Marion Avenue. A vehicle was headed eastbound in the area when it suddenly struck the bicyclist.
Police confirmed that the cyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident. Their identity was not released, however.
The driver of the vehicle did not stop at the scene and continued driving eastbound. Troopers have not yet been able to describe any details of the vehicle.
The investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Florida
Bicycle accidents most commonly lead to fatalities because of the fact that bicyclists have no protection from harm in the midst of an accident. In just one year’s time, in fact, it was reported that approximately 110 bicycle fatalities occurred in the entire state of Florida. Losing somebody you love in an accident can have a lasting impact on every aspect in your life. Because of this, family members are urged to seek the help of a wrongful death attorney immediately.
Our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates are prepared to help you navigate the legal system as you work toward results after you have been harmed in a serious collision. You have many legal rights on your path toward recovery and we will help you gain compensation for aspects like lost wages, funeral costs, and more. If you have lost somebody close to you and you are unsure of where to turn, please contact our law firm for the help you deserve at (904) 638-7712.
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