A 46-year-old bicyclist died Sunday on Rowan Road from a hit and run.
Residents say the road is dangerous and urge pedestrians and bicyclists to exercise extreme caution.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, it was just before 6 a.m. Sunday when a vehicle hit the bicyclist on Rowan Rd. The driver left the scene, and the bicyclist died from his injuries.
Florida Highway Patrol said after heavy media coverage, a woman reached out to say she’d been in a crash. She surrendered a 2000 Toyota pickup that troopers said matches evidence from the crash site.
The speed limit in the area is 45 mph, which is why most of the nearby residents believe the road is so dangerous. Drivers tend to speed and fail to to slow down or stop for pedestrians and bicyclists.
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