Bicyclist killed in Naples crash

Writer: Derrick Shaw
Photo by AP.

A bicyclist was killed in a crash Tuesday morning in Naples.

The Florida Highway Patrol said that the bicyclist was riding north on Vineyards Boulevard, approaching a van from behind when the bicyclist failed to stop, running into the van.

The rider was taken to Physicians Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The FHP has not released his identity.

FHP said the bicyclist was wearing a helmet.

The crash occurred at about 11:40 a.m. and remains under investigation.

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