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Lake City, FL – Fatal Bicycle Collision on Lake Jeffery Rd

Lake City, FL (January 12, 2020) – On Saturday evening, the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a fatal bicycle collision on Lake Jeffery Road.

A 26-year-old driver was in his 2019 Corolla when he suddenly struck the back of a bicycle being driven by 52-year-old Alan Odom.

Authorities arrived at the scene around 6:20 p.m. and tragically pronounced Odom deceased.

Police have said that they are not charging the driver at this time. However, their investigation is currently ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Bicycle Accidents in Florida 

In one recent year, over 110 bicycle fatalities take place within the entire state of Florida. Florida ranks high on the list of states with the most fatalities, with 5.7 deaths happening out of every million citizens. When drivers do not pay close attention to our roadways, an accident can happen in the blink of an eye. Family members might be left to pick up the pieces of an accident that was not their loved one’s fault. It is imperative to speak with a wrongful death attorney in your time of need.

It is important that family members have options after they lost somebody close to them. Because of this, our attorneys at Sheftall & Associates hope to help those in need remember that they have many legal options under the law. We have helped many families compensate for aspects like lost wages, medical bills, funeral costs, and more. Please contact our skilled accident attorneys at 904-647-2296 for more information.

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Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.