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Deputies: Bicyclist killed in St. Augustine crash

ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — A bicyclist has died after being involved in a crash with a pickup truck in St. Augustine Wednesday evening, authorities said.

The accident happened about 11:30 p.m. on County Road 208 just east of Joe Ashton Road.

According to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office, a 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck and the bicyclist were both traveling east on C.R. 208 when the crash occurred. The driver of the pickup called 911.

The bicyclist, deputies said, was transported to Flagler Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The bicycle was equipped with reflectors, investigators said, however, they did not find any evidence indicating the bicycle was equipped with lights.

The sheriff's off has not released the victim's name pending notification of next of kin.

The investigation is ongoing, SJCSO said, and there were no reported independent witnesses to the crash at the scene. Anyone who may have any information regarding the accident is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit by calling 904-824-8304.

Stay with First Coast News for updates in this developing story.


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