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Vehicle Accident – Vehicle vs. Bicycle

Post Date:01/08/2019 5:13 PM
RELEASED BY: SERGEANT DANIEL DESORMIER 

CASE: 19-1601

At approximately 12:49 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, Melbourne police officers responded to the intersection of US 1 and Orange Street regarding a vehicle vs. bicycle crash. Upon arrival, officers discovered the bicycle operator was found to have sustained life threatening injuries as a result of the crash. The bicyclist later succumbed to his injuries at Holmes Regional Medical Center.The crash is still under investigation.

The Selective Traffic Enforcement Unit is currently investigating this crash as a Traffic Homicide Investigation and is seeking any witnesses or video pertaining to this crash.

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