Homicide Squad detectives report the details of a fatal vehicular accident involving a bicyclist that occurred on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:12 pm in Freeport.
According to detectives, while traveling eastbound on Sunrise Highway in his 2013 Lincoln MKZ, just east of Benson Place, the 88 year old male operator was involved in a collision with a bicyclist that was crossing Sunrise Highway from the north side to the south side.
As a result of the collision, the unidentified male bicyclist sustained multiple trauma injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased by a staff physician.
A brake and safety check was performed at the scene and the vehicle was released to the owner who had the vehicle towed. No other injuries were reported.
The accident, which was deemed not to be criminal, continues to be investigated.