Elderly man struck, killed while riding bike in Boynton Beach

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- A 72-year-old man riding his bike was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning in Boynton Beach.

The man was hit just north of Pipers Glen Boulevard on Jog Road around 8:49 a.m.

He was taken to Delray Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

He was hit by a silver Lincoln Navigator driven by a woman, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators said no criminal charges will be filed, because drugs and alcohol were not involved and she was not traveling at a high speed.

The victim wasn't wearing a helmet, and it is unknown if he was traveling in the bike lane, according to the sheriff's office.

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