One person killed in motorized bicycle crash in Punta Gorda

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Posted: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 9:04 am | Updated: 2:53 pm, Tue Nov 19, 2013.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL- A Port Charlotte man riding a motorized bicycle was killed in an early morning crash Tuesday on U.S. 41 at St. Pierre Road.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, 24-year-old Angel Hoyt was riding a motorized Huffy bicycle northbound on U.S. 41 a little north of Tucker's Grade just after 6am.  Troopers say he attempted to turn left onto St. Pierre Road but crashed into the left side of a southbound Ford truck.

Hoyt was pronounced dead at the scene.  FHP says he was not wearing a helmet and the bike had no lights.

Florida Highway Patrol reported roadblock for at least a few hours on U.S. 41 in the southbound lanes. 

No charges have been filed.

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