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Bicyclist struck & killed in Indian River County identified

Posted at 5:03 PM, Apr 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-24 11:54:37-04

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol has identified a bicyclist struck and killed April 14 in Indian River County.

46-year-old Douglas Wright of Vero Beach was on a sidewalk at the time, according to a traffic report.

FHP said the vehicle that hit him first struck an SUV while heading east on SR 60 near 50th Avenue. It then traveled southeast onto a sidewalk where it struck a pole and then Wright, the investigation revealed.

The vehicle then hit another SUV before coming to a stop, FHP said.

The driver suffered serious injuries, according to a trooper's report. The drivers of the other two vehicles were not hurt.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.