Detectives Investigating Bike Fatality

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INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 3/19/2011 @ 7:58 PM

LOCATION: MLK Blvd W / Tampania Ave N

VICTIM: Peiter Vanvliet, W/M, DOB: 3/28/61, 10115 Dry Bridge Road, Litha 33547

On 3/19 at approximately 8:00 pm a 50 yr old w/m bicyclist attempted to cross West ML King Blvd. near Tampania. As the bicyclist travelled north across the east bound lanes of ML King, he violated the right of way of a 2003 Ford Pick-up truck and was struck. As a result of the crash, the bicyclist suffered fatal injuries.

Investigation is still on-going.