HOBE SOUND -A Port Salerno man died when a pickup hit him as he crossed a busy Martin County intersection on his bicycle, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
The wreck took place on Federal Highway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
William Anderson, 47, died at Federal Highway and Cove Road, where the crash took place, the Florida Highway Patrol Department said.
Anderson was crossing from the east side of Federal to the west on his bicycle when the front end of a northbound Ford F-250 struck him as he moved from the middle lane to the inside lane.
The driver of the truck, a 35-year-old man of Hobe Sound, did not sustain injuries. He was wearing a seat belt and alcohol played no role in the crash, Florida Highway Patrol said in its report.
The 35-year-old truck driver was unable to observe the bicyclist in the inside lane, Florida Highway Patrol’s report said.
The crash remains under investigation, Florida Highway Patrol said. If you have any information concerning the crash, you are encouraged to contact the Florida Highway Patrol Department.
Accident attorney Jason Weisser of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller and Overbeck responded to this unfortunate crash. “This is a serious accident resulting in a fatality. We hope the investigators can quickly determine what caused the accident. Please be careful and obey the speed limits whenever you are driving a motorcycle, car, SUV or truck. We hope that all parties involved consult with an experienced trial lawyer. If you have been injured in an accident, call my office for a free consultation and find out what your rights are.”
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