Bicyclist dead after crash in Palmetto

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Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 5:12 PM EST
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PALMETTO, Fla. (WWSB) - A bicyclist is dead after a crash in Palmetto on Thursday.

The crash happened in the 1900 block of Eighth Avenue West around 10 a.m.

70-year-old Curtis Majo, of Palmetto, was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk, left the sidewalk, and rode into the southbound travel lanes of Eighth Avenue West.

A southbound driver in the outside lane was able to avoid Majo, but a second driver in the inside lane was not. That second driver hit Majo, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The southbound lanes of Eighth Avenue West were closed from 23rd Street West to 17th Street West until 2:30 p.m. No charges are expected.

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