Police: Teen bicyclist struck and killed by SUV in Casselberry

Casselberry police are investigating a deadly crash involving a bicyclist who was struck by an SUV.


The crash happened Thursday morning along Semoran Boulevard.

Investigators said the bicyclist, a 17-year-old boy from Casselberry, died at the crash site.

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Police said their preliminary findings indicate that the bicyclist was at trying to cross Semoran Boulevard between Sausalito Boulevard and Red Bug Lake Road when the SUV struck him.

A bicyclist died in a crash on SR-436 in Casselberry.
A bicyclist died in a crash on SR-436 in Casselberry.

The collision happened around 6:20 a.m. as he traveled westbound from the shoulder of the roadway toward the median.

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The boy was not in a designated crosswalk and had no lights or reflectors on his bike or clothing when he was hit, according to crash investigators.

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The driver of the SUV was not hurt and is cooperating with the investigation, according to police.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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