82-year-old bicyclist killed in accident in Kissimmee

An 82-year-old man was killed this morning after his bicycle was struck by a vehicle in Osceola County.

The fatal incident occurred on Thursday morning at 7:06 a.m. near the intersection of Buena Ventura Boulevard and Watts Lane in Kissimmee.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash involved a 2013 Lexus RX being driven by a 30-year-old female from Kissimmee, and a bicycle being ridden by the 82-year-old man, who was also from Kissimmee.

The bicyclist was pronounced deceased on the scene after the collision, while the driver and her passenger, a one-year-old child, were uninjured.

The collision caused road delays for a few hours along the highway. The crash is still under investigation, according to Florida Highway Patrol officials.

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